-Demonstrate advanced knowledge of literacy in ways that facilitate inclusive and innovative classroom activities;
-Continue to develop advanced knowledge of literacy in ways that allow you to effectively respond to assessment and reporting data in this learning area.
Your work in this unit will provide you with the opportunity to choose and use range of resources that can assist you in planning implementing and evaluating effective student learning. You will also develop your skills in keeping accurate and reliable records of students' work and progress. Your professional acumen and expert knowledge in literacy will be further demonstrated by your in-depth knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements in education in this area. You will demonstrate your ability to access professional development in your specialised field and use relevant and appropriate sources that facilitate effective student learning. This unit links with the course intentions of equipping preservice teachers with expert content knowledge in literacy. The unit also connects with the course learning outcomes of demonstrating an understanding of a broad and coherent body of knowledge of content, pedagogy, curriculum and assessment in relation to literacy.
ECP3101 - Junior Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy
ECP3102 - Secondary Specialisation Assessment and Reporting
ECP3103 - Senior Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy
ECP3104 - Innovations in Secondary Curriculum and Pedagogy
Satisfactory completion of Year 3 secondary school practicum Successful completion of the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Education (LANTITE) for students enrolled in EBED only. This unit is only for Education students undertaking the courses EBED and ABED.
|1.||Critically analyse formative and summative assessment tasks in order to demonstrate an advanced understanding of assessment practices in literacy and connecting to issues of equity and social justice|
|2.||Critically analyse the dilemmas and debates in regard to curriculum in literacy, which may be influenced by historical, socio-cultural and political factors and connecting to issues of equity and social justice|
|3.||Demonstrate familiarity with the legislative requirements, administrative and organisational policies and processes, including those for students with disabilities.|
|4.||Demonstrate understanding of a range of strategies for reporting on literacy to students, parents/carers, including the purpose of keeping accurate and reliable records of student achievement, and show familiarity with a range of strategies for involving parents/carers in the educative process.|
|5.||Apply expert content knowledge to teaching and learning domains in literacy.|
|Report||Primary Specialisation: Analysis of assessment and reporting||30%|
|Exercise||Assessment to Graduate Teaching Element 4||20%|
|Review||Conduct a review of curriculum, including a critical analysis of teaching and learning in chosen primary specialisation.||50%|
Curriculum and assessment: storylines 2nd ed
Ewing, R 2013
Oxford University Press, Australia
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