LITERACY AND NUMERACY IN SECONDARY SCHOOL

EDU5LNS

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students focus on personal, conceptual, understandings of literacy and numeracy. Students apply broad teaching strategies to promote understanding of how literacy and numeracy impact on teaching and learning within their discipline areas.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMyrna McRae

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Readings.Recommended..

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse literacy and numeracy teaching strategies and their application in discipline areas.

Activities:
Contemporary understandings of research evidence related to teaching reading, writing, speaking, listening and mathematics.

02. Teach reading and writing, speaking and listening and mathematics appropriate to teaching level and area using approaches based on knowledge and evidence.

Activities:
Resources to support teaching of students# literacy and numeracy learning appropriate to discipline areas.

03. Apply a range of targeted teaching and assessment strategies, and resources, in reading, writing, speaking, listening and mathematics.

Activities:
Diagnostic tests and discussion about value of testing/progression. Problem solving as a pedagogical approach inclusive of literacy/numeracy.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 35-47, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMyrna McRae

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 40 - 40
Five 1.0 days lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus directed online learning activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Analyse personal literacy capacity and need; strategies to improve literacy learning (1000 words)20 01, 02
Analyse personal numeracy capacity and need; strategies to improve numeracy learning (1000 words)20 01, 02
Refine an existing unit of work to include a literacy and numeracy focus (3500 words)60 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Week 35-47, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMyrna McRae

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 40 - 40
Five 1.0 days lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus directed online learning activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Analyse personal literacy capacity and need; strategies to improve literacy learning (1000 words)20 01, 02
Analyse personal numeracy capacity and need; strategies to improve numeracy learning (1000 words)20 01, 02
Refine an existing unit of work to include a literacy and numeracy focus (3500 words)60 02, 03