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Undergraduate | CUR-EDC460 | 2024

Literacy and Numeracy for First Nations Peoples of Australia

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Call on the importance of place and community to engage ATSI students in the class. Consider language, identity and historical perspectives as you design learning tasks. Work towards a specialisation in literacy and numeracy in diverse populations.

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Study method
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Start dates
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Literacy and Numeracy for First Nations Peoples of Australia

About this subject

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

    1. explain historical perspectives of literacy and numeracy for First Nations learners including language and identity
    2. analyse and interpret data linked to literacy and numeracy standards of First Nations learners and explore the challenges both urban and remote First Nations students face participating successfully in current national literacy and numeracy testing
    3. assess literacy and numeracy teaching and learning strategies and practices that meet the needs of First Nations students in a variety of settings and curriculum contexts
    4. devise an authentic learning task using resources that support the individual literacy and numeracy learning needs of First Nations students

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Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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