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ED4590 - Early Childhood Language and Literacy 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to students enrolled in the BEd Early Childhood Major and BEd (Professional Development) Early Childhood Major.

This subject explores how to plan, implement and evaluate pedagogies at an advanced level for the early years for the Australian Curriculum subject area of English and the Early Years Learning Framework (in particular, learning outcome number five: children are effective communicators). Core content comprises the examination and evaluation of current national and state curriculum documents and frameworks for children (birth to Year 3) and how to plan for and implement effective teaching and learning experiences in language, literature, literacy and communication for diverse learners. The subject aims to equip pre-service teachers nearing completion of their program with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to be highly proficient teachers of the Australian Curriculum subject area of English and the Early Years Learning Framework (in particular, learning outcome number five: children are effective communicators) to diverse learners in the early years.

Learning Outcomes

  • identify and provide a range of responses to issues of access and equity that relate to teaching language, literature and literacy in the early years;
  • demonstrate confidence and skills in planning, teaching and assessing language, literature, literacy and communication learning experiences for diverse learners;
  • know how to plan for and implement the integration of language, literature, literacy and communication skills across curriculum areas and learning outcomes in the early years;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at an Assured level and relevant ACECQA standards;
  • show a sound conceptual knowledge of pedagogic principles and practices within contemporary curriculum frameworks (birth to Year 3) for the Australian Curriculum subject area of English and EYLF learning outcome, Children are Effective Communicators.
Prerequisites: ED3488 or ADM to course code 38110
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED4496

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Leanne Dalley
Lecturer: Miss Trisha Telford.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 40 hours - 40 hours online engagement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (20%); three english lesson designs (50%); examination - online exam (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Ms Siti Amasha
Lecturer: Miss Grace Lum.
Assessment: essays (20%); three english lesson designs (50%); examination - online exam (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Assessment: essays (20%); three english lesson designs (50%); examination - online exam (30%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.