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ECE762 - Language and Literacy

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Louise Paatsch

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Student must be enrolled in course E760, E761 or E764

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week over 3 weeks

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

Topics covered in this unit include how infants, toddlers and young children develop language and literacy skills; the influence of family and community contexts on children’s acquisition of language; pedagogical strategies for addressing and promoting children’s literacy; programming for language and literacy activities; identifying and utilising appropriate resources to further language and literacy development with children birth to five years in early childhood settings.

Assessment

Short answer or multiple choice quiz on key concepts, 10%

Portfolio of inquiry based tasks, 60%

Small group oral presentation based on research on a negotiated issue, 30%

Unit Fee Information

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