Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 60 hours
|Corequisites:|| You must take the following subject in the same study period |
Study Period Commencement:
|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.|
CoordinatorMs Catherine Reid
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces associates to the literate demands of the range of subject areas taught in the secondary school. Topics will include: the relationship between language and learning; the scaffolding role of the teacher in students’ learning through language; teachers’ and students’ use of oral language to enhance learning; the structures and language features of key text types used in secondary schooling; the processes involved in reading the complex multimodal texts used in modern secondary schooling; supporting students’ reading and writing; and planning for literacy in the subject areas. Associates will relate their understandings of these issues to their teaching in the schools|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, associates will be able to: |
|Assessment:||A written evaluation (1000 words) due mid semester (50 per cent); |
A written analysis (1000 words) due end of semester (50 per cent)
|Prescribed Texts:||“Literacy Across the Secondary Subjects” (DVD) Kristina Love, Graeme Baker & Marie Quinn Melbourne University, 2007|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, associates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
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