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Undergraduate | CUR-EDC490 | 2024

Supporting Literacy and Numeracy Development for Diverse Learners

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Understand literacy and numeracy as dynamic and evolving concepts. Engage with the underlying need for student comprehension of these two key areas. Learn to support development of literacy and numeracy holistically through your teaching.

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Study method
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Start dates
25 Nov 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Supporting Literacy and Numeracy Development for Diverse Learners

About this subject

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

    1. describe and discuss historical and contemporary literacy and numeracy theories, pedagogies and practices
    2. examine the literacy and numeracy demands and conventions across and within the curriculum
    3. appraise the currently used teaching and learning strategies for numeracy and literacy across disciplines, with particular attention to effectiveness across culturally and intellectually diverse learners, according to available research
    4. develop a lesson plan through the adaption and cross-curricular application of a currently accepted literacy and numeracy curriculum to support culturally and intellectually diverse learners in the acquisition of literacy and numeracy skills.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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

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