Learning Area: Language & Literacy 4

Subject EDUC40014 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

March, 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, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 483-365 Learning Area: Language & Literacy 3
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.


Ms Marian Nicolazzo


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview:

The impact of diversity on literacy and the implications of this for the primary classroom are studied. Topics include: theoretical perspectives on language culture and diversity; the analysis of cultural phenomena in the classroom; the significance of mass culture texts and their place in the classroom; language and sociocultural difference; and specific features of ESL learning and teaching.

Objectives: Information not available

Assignments totalling 4000 words.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

A subject readings book will be available for purchase.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available


Credit cannot be granted for 483-354 Learning Area: Language and Literacy 3 and 483-460 Learning Area: Language and Literacy 4.

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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