Language & Literacy Intervention 2

Subject EDUC90508 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville Campus

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 18 hours of lectures and 12 hours of workshops
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisites: You must have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
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.


Dr Linda Byrnes


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview: This subject addresses a range of strategies for supporting and promoting communication, language, and literacy development in school aged students with language delay/disorder or hearing loss who use spoken (and/or sign) communication. Contemporary educational practices and teaching practices will also be analysed and evaluated in light of current research. It will also explore contemporary theories and practices of bilingual approaches to language and literacy learning.

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of teaching strategies that facilitate communication; language and literacy development in students language delay/disorder or hearing loss;
  • Design and evaluate a communication, language and literacy intervention plan;
  • Use a range of instructional strategies in implementing teaching goals.
  • Teach strategies to facilitate language, communication and literacy in students with a language delay/disorder or hearing loss;
  • Plan, implement and evaluate communication, language and literacy interventions.
Assessment: An action research report (100%: due end of semester)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of Education (Language Intervention and Hearing Impairment)
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Lang Intv Hearing Impt)

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