Language & Literacy Intervention 2

Subject EDUC90508 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

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

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 18 hours of lectures and 12 hours of workshops
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours. 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.
Prerequisites: You must have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject
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Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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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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: A 5,000 word equivalent 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 Education (LI&HI)

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