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|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:February, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: 18 hours contact 120 hours commitment
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:
|Non Allowed Subjects:
|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.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Julie Hamston
|This subject will focus on the importance of planning effective literacy approaches and strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners. It will highlight how teachers cater for diversity through 'crafting a mix' of pedagogic approaches in reading, writing. listening and speaking; through authentic and focused assessment practices, including profiling students and through the use of wider range of texts and practices in the middle years of school classroom. Informing this subject will be an examination of the interface between literacy and social context, taking into account considerations of gender, ESL, socio-economic status, indigenous status and the health and well being of students. Findings from national and international research will be highlighted.
|On completion of the subject students will be able to:
|Two assessment tasks equivalent to 4,000 words.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
|This subject aims to build skills in:
|Links to further information:
Master of Education (Stream 100A) Coursework and Thesis A
Master of Education (Stream 100B)Coursework
Master of Education (Stream 150) Major Thesis
Master of Education (Stream 150A) Coursework and Thesis A
Master of Education (Stream 150B) Coursework
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies(Middle Years Literacies)
Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Generalist)
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