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Teaching Language, Literacy and Literature in Junior Primary

Undergraduate | CUR-EDC235 | 2024

Previously CUR-EDC231

Learn the skills, conventions and processes for teaching English to children. You’ll explore current theories in English teaching, learn the key elements for early reading and writing, and see the importance of Children’s Literature.

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

Price from

$555

Upfront cost

$0

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

Teaching Language, Literacy and Literature in Junior Primary

About this subject

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

    1. develop a knowledge base of the literacy practices, programs and approaches for teaching English to children in junior primary
    2. critique and contest current theories and issues in teaching English to a linguistically diverse group of children in junior primary
    3. analyse effective teaching of language, literature and literacies curriculum for a diverse group of junior primary children
    4. design and create learning experiences which link theory and practice for effective teaching of language, literature and literacies for junior primary children.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Core

  • CUR-SEN-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) (English Education)
  • CUR-ECE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
  • CUR-BED-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)

Elective

  • CUR-FAST-DEG-2024 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Equivalent subjects

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

  • CUR-EDC231 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Student feedback

20 student respondents between 20 Nov 2023 - 3 June 2024.

65%of students felt the study load was manageable

95%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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