Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 24 months part time.|
CoordinatorDr Janet Scull
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Course Overview:||The Master of Literacy is designed to foster a comprehensive understanding of literacy praxis, informing evidence-based practice with the latest theoretical understandings from leading-edge research into literacy learning and teaching. |
Graduates of the Master in Literacy will acquire specialist knowledge in literacy and leadership,and will be well placed to lead schools and students in all facets of literacy and literacy development.
On completion of this course, students should be able to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||Students undertake seven compulsory subjects totalling 100 points|
|Subject Options:|| |
Study Period Commencement:
October, Semester 2
Not offered in 2011
An applicant may be eligible for entry into the Master of Literacy if the applicant has:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Graduate School policy to take reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the Graduate School’s programs.
In all courses
Students who feel a disability will prevent them from meeting the above academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit.
Academically Excellent: the course is based on the latest research into language and literacy teaching, and encourages an inquiry approach in the students.
Knowledgeable across disciplines: While being firmly lodged within the discipline of language and literacy, the course will develop in students a deep understanding of how language and discourse are fundamental in constructing all disciplines.
Leaders in Communities: The course is constructed to develop leaders in literacy within schools. There is a specific subject on leadership included.
Attuned to cultural diversity: The cultural basis of literacy is a constant theme in the program, as is literacy learning for those for whom English is an additional language.
Active global citizens: The development of critical awareness about major global issues, as constructed in verbal and visual representations is an aim of the program, and the way English is used globally in electronic communication will be a constant theme.
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