Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:October, Parkville - Taught on campus.
During the pre-teaching period, students will be required to complete reading that will be provided via LMS.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMs Catherine Reid
This subject’s primary focus will be on the reading and writing demands of schooling across the curriculum; a secondary focus will be on developing the teacher participants’ theoretical knowledge of language and textuality so they will have the tools to analyse and articulate the literacy demands made by particular disciplines and particular texts. Topics will include: the elements of language; the importance of a common metalanguage; analysing generic structures; subject area discourses; visual literacy; interpreting graphs, diagrams and tables; matching resources to student needs; matching resources to learning styles; accessing internet resources; critical evaluation of resources.
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%).
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.
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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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