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.
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
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.