Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Parkville , On Campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment. 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.
You must have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject
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You must take the following subject in the same study period
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Janet Scull
ContactEducation Student Centre
This subject will highlight the significance of literacy interventions to meet the individual learning needs of primary school students.
Topics will include: the social and cognitive factors that impact on school students’ literacy development and a review related research; the key role of assessment in profiling critical progression points in school students’ learning and effective literacy programming; the importance of targeted interventions in literacy and an evaluation of programmes currently used in primary schools.
Teacher candidates will undertake a comprehensive analysis of the literacy needs of a group of students, detailing their literacy learning needs through a range of assessment data including diagnostic and standardised tests and evaluation of various forms of work samples against state curriculum standards. Teacher candidates will interpret these data sets to plan for differentiated learning within classroom contexts and report on the outcomes of this intervention.
On completion of this subject teacher candidates will be able to:
The are 2 assessment tasks:
|Prescribed Texts:||Collection of readings.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject teacher candidates will be able to: |
Master of Teaching (Primary) |
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