Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
During the pre-teaching period, students will be required to complete reading that will be provided via LMS.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
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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.
CoordinatorMs Annemaree O'Brien
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject will examine changing definitions and conceptualisations of literacy, and map the development of literacy from the early years through to the end of the middle years of schooling. Topics will include: the relationship of language and literacy; literacy and social practices; literacy, language and cognitive development; oral and written language; literacy, thinking and learning; meeting literacy demands across the years of schooling; in-school and out-of-school literacy practices; literacy and the discipline areas; genre; discourse, literacy and ICTs; multiliteracies.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Two assignments, one of 2,000 words, or equivalent, due halfway through the subject (40%), the other of 3,000 words, or equivalent, due approximately two weeks after the last class (60%).
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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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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This subject aims to develop skills in
Master of Education |
Master of Education
Master of Literacy
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