ECE762 - Language and Literacy
|Year||2015 unit information|
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
|Unit chair:||L Paatsch|
Must be enrolled in course E760.
Burwood: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.
Waurn Ponds: 3 x 3 hour intensives, learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin.
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.
Task 1 10% Short answer or multiple choice quiz on key concepts
Task 2 60% Portfolio of inquiry based tasks
Task 3 30% Small group oral presentation based on research on a negotiated issue
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.