ECE330 - Multiliterate Learners in Early Years and School Environments

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course E330, E333 or E334

Prerequisite:

10 Credit points and ECE230

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar and 1 x 1-hour pre-recorded class in non-placement weeks (approx. 6-9 weeks)

2 x 1-hour online class per trimester

1 x ECE/School setting assignment requirement

1 x conference per trimester

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour online workshop and 1 x 1-hour pre-recorded class per non-placement teaching week (approx. 6-9 weeks)

2 x 1-hour online class per trimester

1 x ECE/School setting assignment requirement

1 x conference per trimester

Note:

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit is designed to prepare teachers of literacy and English in the information age. Students will examine the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing/creating print, digital and multimodal texts in the early and later years of schooling. Students will research the needs of diverse young literacy learners and contemporary literacy and English teaching practice and will engage with a variety of pedagogical and assessment approaches, and explore a range of literacies encountered by young learners including visual and digital literacies. Reflection on personal learning and performance is a core aspect of the unit.

Unit Fee Information

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