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Early Childhood Literacies

Undergraduate | CUR-EDE355 | 2024

Previously CUR-EDE332

Explore the relationship between home literacy practices and those in early childhood settings. Focus on linguistic and cultural diversity by learning to recognise children’s individual, social, and cultural ways of knowing.

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

Price from

$555

Upfront cost

$0

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

Early Childhood Literacies

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. critique perspectives on teaching and learning of language and literacy in the early years
    2. interpret children’s learning in language and literacy events
    3. appraise the value of multi-literacies in sustaining children’s communications
    4. analyse the relationship between home literacy practices and the practices of early childhood settings
    5. design a literacy-rich environment for learning.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Core

  • CUR-ECE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)

Elective

  • CUR-FAST-DEG-2024 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-EDE332 (Not currently available)

Others

You don't have to enrol in this subject if you have completed EDE106 Language and Multiliteracies (Birth-5 years) as they are considered equivalents.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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