TEACHING ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERACY

EDU2ELL

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop as English language and literacy teachers, commencing with an understanding of language development in the pre-school years, transitioning into early primary. Students will develop a theoretical and practical knowledge of kindergarten and primary curriculum programs, teaching approaches and assessment practices. In this subject students focus on their development as English language and literacy teachers. A core focus will be on interpreting and creating text with a specific focus on reading, writing, and development of oral language, plus visual and critical literacy. This will include models of multimodal literacy; innovative and critical pedagogies; structured teaching approaches, and an understanding of the developmental nature of language and literacy learning. 

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 EDU1LLI or EDU1LL. Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses in order to undertake this subject: Bachelor of Education Secondary (EBEDS, EBEDSB, EBEDSM), or Bachelor of Education Primary (EBEDP, EBEDPB, EBEDPM) or Bachelor of Educational Studies (EBEST, EBESTB, EBESTM, EBESTP) or Bachelor of Educational Studies (EBESB) or Bachelor of Educational Studies (EBES, EBESM) or Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) (EBTP) or Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) (EBTS) or Bachelor of Education (EVEDB, RBEDM); Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education (EBECB, EBECP)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects EDU2TE, EDU2SRW

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLanguage, Literacy and Early Childhood Education.PrescribedFellowes, J. & Oakley, G. (2014).Australia: Oxford
ReadingsWrite Ways.(4th ed.)RecommendedWing Jan, L. (2015Australia: Oxford Education.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge of kindergarten and primary curriculum programs, teaching approaches (inclusive of ICT) and assessment practices within English language and literacy areas

Activities:
Online Module 1 hr Tutorial 2hr
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

02. Demonstrate an effective use of theoretical frameworks to plan for language and literacy learning.

Activities:
Online Module 1 hr Tutorial 2hr
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

03. Demonstrate an understanding and application of strategies for teaching English language and literacy specifically reading, writing and oral language.

Activities:
Online Module 1 hr Tutorial 2hr
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research a teaching strategy and demonstrate its application (1500 words equiv)Formative and summative40 03
Planning workbook - (equiv to 1500 words)Summative30 01, 02, 03
Literacy block plan- (equiv to 1500 words)Summative30 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research a teaching strategy and demonstrate its application (1500 words equiv)Formative and summative40 03
Planning workbook - (equiv to 1500 words)Summative30 01, 02, 03
Literacy block plan- (equiv to 1500 words)Summative30 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCindy Tassone

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research a teaching strategy and demonstrate its application (1500 words equiv)Formative and summative40 03
Planning workbook - (equiv to 1500 words)Summative30 01, 02, 03
Literacy block plan- (equiv to 1500 words)Summative30 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Research a teaching strategy and demonstrate its application (1500 words equiv)Formative and summative40 03
Planning workbook - (equiv to 1500 words)Summative30 01, 02, 03
Literacy block plan- (equiv to 1500 words)Summative30 01, 02, 03