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Introducing Language, Literacy and Literature for Educators

Undergraduate | CUR-EDC121 | 2024

Previously CUR-EDC131

Develop confidence in your academic and professional literacy. To teach language, you’ll need to understand the role and value of language in communities. You’ll also need solid personal literacy skills—essential for academic writing and referencing.

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Study method
100% online
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Enrol by
19 May 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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Introducing Language, Literacy and Literature for Educators

About this subject

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

    1. develop personal literacy skills for professional contexts and demonstrate knowledge of the theories underpinning the pedagogies of literacy
    2. evaluate personal development and confidence about language and literacy in light of personal reflections
    3. create a multimodal text and demonstrate understanding of how meaning is constructed by means of the interplay of two or more semiotic systems
    4. evaluate the functions of language in diverse contexts, as central to living and learning.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

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-EDC131 (Not currently available)

  • CUR-EDC121C (Not currently available)

Study load

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

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