Learning Area: Language & Literacy 3

Subject EDUC30015 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 483-200 Learning Area: Language & Literacy 2
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: 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.


Dr Pam Macintyre


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview:

A study of the relationship between pedagogical beliefs (theory and policy) in language and literacy education and classroom practice. Emphasis will be on the nature and scope of language and literacy education in the primary school; the process involved in translating theory and policy into classroom practice; and the fundamental role that language and literacy play in all learning areas within the primary curriculum.

Objectives: .

Assignments totalling 4000 words.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature (G Winch, et.al), (3rd ed.) Oxford, 2006
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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