EEE754 - Language, Literacy and Learning

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

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

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

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

Students commencing in 2020 must be enrolled in course D303, D304, E761, E762, E763, E764 or E765

Prerequisite:

D303 or D304 course students must have passed 24 credit points of study at levels 1, 2 & 3 with a minimum WAM of 60%

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

EEE752

Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, independent study and 1 x 3-hour scheduled face-to-face workshop per non-placement teaching week (approx. 6-9 weeks).

Trimester 3: Intensives at Burwood 5 x 3-hour sessions with dates to be confirmed.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, regular forum posting and responding to others, scheduled synchronous online discussions and independent study during non-placement teaching weeks (approx. 6-9 weeks).

It is highly recommended that you attend scheduled synchronous discussions in CloudDeakin throughout the trimester

In-person attendance requirements

Trimester 3: Intensives at Burwood

Students who are completing professional experience placements are not required to attend classes or scheduled synchoronous sessions during the placement.

Note:

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

Students will be required to have a Working With Children Check

Content

This unit explores language and literacies development across the years in educational, community, and policy contexts. It also explores broad and literacy-specific theories of learning, and makes connections to practice. 

This unit will introduce preservice teachers to recent developments in literacy policy and curriculum, and make links between policy, research, theory, and practice. The unit engages with current debates in literacy education and supports students to critically engage with these ideas. It supports preservice teachers to work with students’ strengths and their home and community knowledges.

Unit Fee Information

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