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ED5873 - Teaching and Learning Literacy

[Not offered in 2015]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to Postgraduate Certificate of Education, Bachelor of Education (Professional Development) and Master of Education students.

The subject examines current strategies and techniques for teaching and learning literacy. These include pedagogy, planning, critical literacy, classroom resources, school based assessment, and equity initiatives which can be implemented at the school level. Professional participants in this subject who have experience in Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary or Adult Education will be able to engage in issues relevant to their sector.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically evaluate the effects of specific techniques and strategies for teaching and learning literacy in a nominated professional field;
  • develop theoretically informed teaching strategies and techniques relevant to a nominated professional field.
It is expected that students should be a practising teacher or a qualified teacher to enrol in this subject; also preferable to have some current classroom experience.

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.