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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2008.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment
|Prerequisites:||460-581 Learning Area Language & Literacy 1|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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|Subject Overview:||The English Language and Literacy LAS offers practical and theoretical perspectives on literacy and language studies beyond those covered in the English Learning Area subject. In English Language and Literacy B, students will use their knowledge about language (KAL) to look more closely at the way in which KAL is taught within the year 7-10 secondary English program and to develop confidence in supporting language and literacy development across the curriculum. In addition, they will develop: awareness of key literacy support programs, understandings of the theoretical underpinnings of these; ability to adapt these for use in their own teaching contexts; and a critical capacity to examine a range of school-based, state-based and national literacy initiatives.|
|Assessment:||There are 2 assessment tasks: A class presentation on the teaching of a language - focused unit of work with Year 7-10 students (2000 words equivalent) due mid semester (50%) A report of an Action Research Project (2000 words) due end of semester (50%)|
|Prescribed Texts:||Grammar and Meaning: an introduction for teachers’ Louise Droga and Sally Humphrey, Target Texts, 2003 Making a Difference, 2004 (Department of Education, Victoria)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
By the completion of the subject, teacher candidates will:
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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