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.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Corequisites:|| There is one corequisite: |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
|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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CoordinatorDr Amelia Church
ContactEducation Student Centre
This subject investigates the ways in which children learn language and literacy, and the centrality of language and literacy for learning. A constant theme is multilingualism and the multiplicity of language and literacies young children learn and use. Topics will include: social context of language, language as symbolisation; language at home, early reading and writing; language, literacy and play; development of narrative; language, literacy and literature; multiliteracies; language assessment for learning.
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Weekly assignments totalling 1500 words (35%); one assignment of 1500 words due late in the semester (50%); contribution to the 30-minute oral Combined Assessment Task (combined with Child Health and Wellbeing and Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment 2), due in the examination period (25%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
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