English in the Primary Years: Focus on Teaching Early Reading
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- 26 Jun 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate understanding of theoretical perspectives on the process of reading (GTSD 1.2.1);
- demonstrate knowledge of evidence-based approaches to teaching reading and viewing (GTSD 2.1.1);
- demonstrate understanding of approaches to diagnostic assessment (GTSD 1.5.1, 1.6.1, 5.1.1, 5.4.1);
- demonstrate knowledge of strategies for teaching reading and viewing to students with a range of needs and backgrounds (GTSD 1.5.1, 1.6.1, 3.5.1, 5.1.1);
- design a sequence of engaging reading lessons addressing relevant curriculum or syllabus outcomes (GTSD 1.5.1, 2.1.1, 2.2.1, 3.2.1, 5.1.1, 5.4.1); and
- recognise ways in which literacy pedagogy in the 21st century is socially and culturally situated (GTSD 1.2.1, 2.1.1).
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Candidature in the Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education Primary. To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject provides an introduction to reading pedagogy, including approaches to working with print-based, digital and multimodal texts. It introduces you to research about social practices of reading, and about processes of learning to read. You will explore the essential components of reading instruction, including phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension, as well as systematic approaches to teaching reading. You will be introduced to diagnostic approaches to assessing reading, and approaches to planning and differentiating according to individual student needs.
Assessment 1 Assignment: 1600 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 6 Assessment 2 Online Quiz: 400 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 6 Assessment 3 Assignment: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5
- Assessment 1. Essay (40%)
- Assessment 2. Online Quiz (10%)
- Assessment 3. Assignment (50%)
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