Foundations of Literacy Support
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- 22 Feb 2021
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Identify strengths and weaknesses in your literacy skills, and evaluate evidence of your own learning.
- Reflect on your current skills and knowledge in relation to literacy support work.
- Articulate learners language and literacy development and discuss the consequences of this development in literacy support work.
- Describe key concepts and essential knowledge with regard to literacy support in Australian educational contexts.
- Introduction to EES160
- Written genres
- Grammar 1
- Grammar 2
- Grammar 3
- Reflecting on personal literacy skills and AT1 walkthrough
- Module 1 reflection
- Literacy support overview
- Supporting oral language
- Supporting reading
- Supporting writing
- Technology and literacy support
- Reflection and AT2 walkthrough
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
This subject introduces you to pedagogies appropriate for supporting the learning of literacy in classrooms. Opportunities are provided for you to develop your personal literacy skills and identify where these skills can be applied in the context of education support. Through this subject you will develop an understanding of appropriate pedagogies for individualising literacy development, along with the theoretical underpinnings of how children learn in and through literacy. You will deepen your own content knowledge, along with assessing children’s literacy thinking using work samples and practical classroom examples.
- AT3 Literacy support plan (40%)
- AT2 Literacy work sample analysis (40%)
- AT1 Personal literacy skills and beliefs audit (20%)
Current study term: 21 Feb 21 to 30 May 21
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