Learning Area(EC): Language & Literacy 3

Subject EDUC30016 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

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

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Lectures and tutorials totalling 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: You must have successfully completed the following subject/s prior to enrolling in this subject
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
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.


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Subject Overview:

This subject will focus on curriculum design and development to support continuing movement towards independence in the use of oral language and the development of literacy practices. Topics will include the continuing role of oral language in learning; the particular demands of teaching and learning English in the primary school; a diverse range of text types that children will encounter in the prior-to-school and school years, including children's literature, visual texts, hypertexts, spoken texts; the particular needs of diverse groups in the understanding of school-based literacies, including second-language learners. This subject will include an exploration of national and state curriculum policy and programs, including VELS:English and the Australian English Curriculum : K - 12

Objectives: Information not available

Assignments totalling 4000 words.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Literacy: Reading, Writing and Children's Literature (G Winch, R Johnston, P March, L Ljungdahl & M Holliday), Melbourne. Oxford University Press, 2004
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 Early Childhood Education

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