- Introduction and overview to literacy for the 21st century and assessing own literacy development
- Becoming an effective teacher of language literature and literacy, the necessary background knowledge and skills of the pre-service teacher?
- Assessment of literacy - looking at data from children and relating it to develop children's learning
- Pedagogies for teaching
- Resources for learning
- Working with today's learners - what do they have to build understanding around?
- Making meaning across multimodal texts
- Developing fluent readers and writers
- Instructional design including comprehension strategies for multimodal learning
- Organising for literacy instruction and planning for learning using the Australian Curriculum- Part A
- Organising for literacy instruction and planning for learning using the Australian Curriculum - Part B
- Catering for diverse learners and learners of English as an additional language
- Reflection and review
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
- Audio-Video streaming
- Assignment 1 - Exercises (60%)
- Assignment 2 - Case Study (40%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
This subject encompasses contemporary language and literacy theories and broad content for the language and literacy areas of the English curriculum. It will focus on applying what is learnt about teaching, children’s development, learning and assessment to the context of language and literacy teaching in primary classrooms. The subject explores processes for the design and organisation of appropriate learning opportunities for effective language and literacy instruction using a range of instructional procedures.
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