Literacy and Numeracy Across the Curriculum
Examine literacy and numeracy as evolving, cultural and historical concepts rather than a finite set of skills. Learn how to prepare lesson plans that address the literacy and numeracy demands within your chosen teaching area major.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- analyse and relate contemporary literacy and numeracy theories, pedagogies and practices
- locate and discuss the various literacy and numeracy demands and conventions across and within the curriculum
- identify a variety of teaching and learning strategies for numeracy and literacy within disciplines and apply these in a learning plan
- prepare a learning plan that addresses the literacy and numeracy demands within your major teaching area.
- What does it mean to be literate and numerate? Contemporary literacy theories, pedagogies and practices
- A socio-cultural approach to literacy and numeracy – students ‘Funds of Knowledge’
- Literacy and Numeracy in the Australian Curriculum
- Multiliteracies, mathematical literacy and new approaches to mathematical inquiry
- Discipline specific literacies and numeracies
- Critical and creative literacy and numeracy across the curriculum
- Literacies and numeracies in the Digital Domain
- Effective teaching and learning strategies for literacy and numeracy within specific learning areas
- Planning effectively for literacy and numeracy across the curriculum
- Consolidating and reflecting on personal literacy and numeracy
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- CUR-EDS101-Literacy and Numeracy Across the Curriculum
- CUR-EDS107-Literacy and Numeracy Across the Curriculum
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
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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- Exercise (50%)
- Multimedia Presentation (50%)