Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:April, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours commitment
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorDr Janet Scull
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject will examine the role of oral language in classroom contexts, and the nature of student talk from a range of theoretical and practical perspectives. The significance of children's increasing language competence will be explored with reference to students' thinking, learning and comprehension of texts. The subject will focus on the relationship between language and literacy learning, strategies and approaches to support students' oral language development across a range of contexts and purposes, and the importance of strategic teacher talk in supporting students' learning.|
|Objectives:||On completion of the subject students will be able to: |
|Assessment:||Two assessment tasks equivalent to 5,000 words |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||This subject aims to build skills in: |
|Links to further information:||www.edfac.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Education (Stream 100B)Coursework |
Master of Education (Stream 150)
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies(Middle Years Literacies)
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