LANGUAGE, LITERACIES AND COMMUNICATION

EDU2LLC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students explore language and multiple literacies in Early Education; strategies for teaching and learning of reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing in the early years and for supporting culturally and linguistically diverse families and ESL children; inclusive practices and diverse abilities in language and multi-literacies; documenting children's learning of language and investigating how children communicate their ideas.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in course EBECE Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, EBEL Bachelor of Early Learning, or requires Coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsContemporary Readings in Literacy EducationRecommendedCapello, M., & Moss, B. (2010)LONDON: SAGE
ReadingsDeveloping Language and Literacy 3-8 3rd Ed.RecommendedBrowne, A. (2009)LONDON: SAGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop an applied understanding of children's language acquisiton, communication and expression leading to the development of literacy.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Investigate the backgrounds of children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds for the development of spoken English and written literacies.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Plan, document and assess language and literacy promoting experiences based on children's interests.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Employ teaching and appropriate scaffolding skills that assist the development of children's oral language, thinking and exergent literacy.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Scheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"online modules"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online tasks (equiv. 800 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04
Review of Children's Literature (approximately 1500 word)40 02
Literacy Learning Centre (approximately 1500 word)40 03

Online, 2018, Online Study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 34 - 43
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online tasks (equiv. 800 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04
Review of Children's Literature (approximately 1500 word)40 02
Literacy Learning Centre (approximately 1500 word)40 03

Online, 2018, Online Study 2/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 31
Three 3.0 hours scheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online tasks (equiv. 800 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04
Review of Children's Literature (approximately 1500 word)40 02
Literacy Learning Centre (approximately 1500 word)40 03