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Language and Literacy in Education A

Enrolment code: ESG775

Offered: Hobart: summer school

Unit description:

Introduces educators to current theories and practices in language and literacy education. It encourages a critically reflective stance which supports teachers in developing their own theoretical position which is reflected in planning the most effective literacy programs for students. Teachers are encouraged to make connections between theory and practice and to explore a range of teaching and learning strategies appropriate to literacy teaching. State and National documents relevant to literacy education and to the teaching of English in senior secondary, secondary, primary and early school contexts inform the course.

Staff Dr CJ Hiller For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 1 week summer school Timetable
Assessment mode negotiated Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Recommended texts etc Anstey M & Bull G, The Literacy Labyrinth, Syd, Prentice Hall, 1996
Bull G & Anstey M, The Literacy Lexicon, Syd, Prentice Hall, 1996
Anstey M & Bull G, Reading the visual, Harcourt, 2000
Curriculum Corporation, A Statement on English for Australian Schools, 1994
Curriculum Corporation, English – A Curriculum Profile for Australian Schools, 1994
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Discipline (School) Postgraduate Education  
Faculty website Faculty of Education  
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