Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 180 hours
|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 Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
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|Subject Overview:||The focus of this subject is on relating children’s language acquisition and theories of learning to literacy development in the Reading Recovery program. This subject provides a vehicle for students to re-examine and refine their teaching assumptions, expectations and practices, within the broad context of literacy teaching and learning, and identify the links between classroom practices and the Reading Recovery program.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this program, students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||20-minute class presentation (40%); a 3000 word written assignment (60%) due two weeks after the intensive delivery period. |
|Prescribed Texts:||Wood, D. (1998). How children think and learn: the social contexts of cognitive development. Oxford, UK: Blackwell|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of the subject students should be able to: |
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