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EEL201 - Literacy Across the Curriculum

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

For students commencing in course D347 from 2011

Unit chair:G Auld




Incompatible with:

ECL302, EEL302

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class and 1 x 2 hour Seminar in Schools per week


This unit aims to develop students' awareness of the role of language and literacy in learning, introduce them to the reading and writing processes, broaden their understanding of the language demands of their particular teaching area and equip them with strategies to develop students' language. It will focus on: definitions of language and literacy; theories of reading and writing processes; oral language and its importance in learning; teacher talk and its role in student learning; second language learning and the second language learner; the language of texts and genres across KLAs, the development of teaching strategies which promote oral language in small group and large group settings and language and technology.


Assignment 1: A reflection on classroom practice with a focus on how literacy is integrated across discipline areas - 1600 words (40%).

Assignment 2: A case study that presents original qualitative research or that presents original curriculum that integrates literacy across discipline areas -2400 words (60%).

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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