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English in the Primary Years: Focus on Teaching Early Reading

Undergraduate | UNE-EDEE250 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
16 June 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
24 June 2024

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English in the Primary Years: Focus on Teaching Early Reading

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate understanding of theoretical perspectives on the process of reading (GTSD 1.2.1);
    2. demonstrate knowledge of evidence-based approaches to teaching reading and viewing (GTSD 2.1.1);
    3. demonstrate understanding of approaches to diagnostic assessment (GTSD 1.5.1, 1.6.1, 5.1.1, 5.4.1);
    4. 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);
    5. 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
    6. recognise ways in which literacy pedagogy in the 21st century is socially and culturally situated (GTSD 1.2.1, 2.1.1).

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • UNE-SPE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education (Primary)


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Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.

Additional requirements

  • 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:
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook 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.

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.

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