|1.||Design and construct a self-assessment plan for assessing personal literacy skills and implement a personal plan of remedial action for improvement;|
|2.||Critically reflect on pedagogic knowledge of Language and Literacy conventions required in Literacy Education in the Primary Years;|
|3.||Evaluate models of language and literacy development and the types of teaching and learning practices and activities that are successful in improving students' literacy; and|
|4.||Design and construct a digital POSTER to assist students in developing mastery and use of language conventions, techniques, modes of communication and forms of representation in virtual and traditional text contexts and situations.|
|5.||Demonstrate capacity in engaging parents in the reporting of student learning and achievement process.|
|Report||Diagnostic assessment of personal and professional literacy content knowledge.||30%|
|Assignment||Plan a series of 3 literacy lessons with reference to the Victorian English Curriculum standards.||40%|
|Presentation||Construct a poster that provides an informed account of literacy learning in the Primary Years.||30%|
Literacy in Australia. Pedagogies for Engagement.
Seely Flint, A., Kitson, L., Lowe, K., & Shaw, K. (2014).
Milton, Queensland: John Wiley & Sons.
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