Foundations of Literacy Support
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- 20 Feb 2023
Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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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.
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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.
- Plan (40%)
- Plan (40%)
- Essay (20%)
Current study term: 19 Feb 23 to 28 May 23
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