ELN010 - Australian Literacy Test

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 0
Prerequisite:

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

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in initial teacher education courses: E330, E359, E377, D303, D304, E762, E763, E764, E765, E730

Incompatible with:

Nil

Content

This zero credit unit addresses the requirement by the Teaching Profession’s program accreditation standards that specifies preservice teachers are to demonstrate personal literacy competencies related to working within teaching contexts. The test is administered externally by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).

The literacy test contains questions based on reading texts (e.g., identify, interpret, evaluate) as well as assesses technical skills of writing (e.g. syntax and grammar, spelling. This test forms one of two parts of the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Tests for Initial Teacher Education students (LANTITE).

Students are expected to complete the tests in the first year for undergraduate courses and first trimester for postgraduate courses. This will assist in satisfactory course progression should you need additional support and/or test attempts.

For further details of the test, visit ACER at: https://teacheredtest.acer.edu.au

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