ED5871 - Language Acquisition and Reading
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
Available to Postgraduate Certificate, BEd (Professional Development) and Master of
This subject will examine the basis of language acquisition and reading from a special
education perspective. The focus of the subject will be to develop appropriate strategies
to effectively cater for the individual learning needs of students who are experiencing
difficulties in developing competence in communication and/or literacy.
- be critically aware of the research literature in the area of language acquisition
- familiarity with a range of assessment procedures, and teaching strategies that could
be used to teach children with communication and/or reading difficulties;
- ability to develop an individualised education plan which effectively caters for the
educational needs of a student with communication and/or reading difficulties, and
which maximises the cooperation of all people directly involved in the students program.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2015
||Assoc. Professor Paul Pagliano.
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||essays (50%); assignments (50%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
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