Subject details

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

  1. analyse and relate contemporary literacy and numeracy theories, pedagogies and practices
  2. locate and discuss the various literacy and numeracy demands and conventions across and within the curriculum
  3. identify a variety of teaching and learning strategies for numeracy and literacy within disciplines and apply these in a learning plan
  4. prepare a learning plan that addresses the literacy and numeracy demands within your major teaching area.

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

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

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as EDS101 Literacy and Numeracy Across the Curriculum.

This subject examines literacy and numeracy as a dynamic, evolving, social, and cultural-historical construction, rather than being represented as a fixed body of skills. It focuses on identifying and understanding the literacy and numeracy demands and conventions in learning areas other than English and Mathematics. This is accomplished by developing an awareness of opportunities for the planning and application of critical literacy and numeracy skills across the curriculum.

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