This unit is only for Education students undertaking the courses EBED, ABED and HBED.
|1.||Articulate observations of the literacy curriculum in theory and practice and reflect on the learning and teaching of literacy across the continuum in the primary curriculum;|
|2.||Assess current practices for teaching and assessing literacy, including the use of ICT and responsive pedagogies linked to learning strengths of diverse student cohorts;|
|3.||Explain how literacy relates to different dimensions of communication and social action in classroom settings;|
|4.||Analyse and assess diverse issues and contrasting beliefs relating to literacy education;|
|5.||Articulate the core competencies in language and literacy pedagogies; and|
|6.||Review the skills and knowledge required for teaching English in primary school and develop a self-assessment plan to address the ongoing development of their personal literacies throughout the course.|
|Exercise||Reflection on personal literacy in the context of literacy education||15%|
|Case Study||Commentary on observations of students classroom literacy practices.||35%|
|Review||Prepare a review of the English content knowledge that is required to support the teaching of the English curriculum in the Primary school||50%|
Literacy in Australia. Pedagogies for Engagement. 3rd
Seely Flint, A., Kitson, L., Lowe, K., & Shaw, K. (2014).
Wiley, Milton & Sons.
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