ENGLISH LITERATURE AND MULTIMODAL LITERACIES

EDU4LML

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

EDU4LML will build upon earlier studies in EDU2ELL. The subject focuses on current research in the field of literacy, with an emphasis on multi-literacies and the impact of multimodal resources on literacy development. The subject has a focus on the needs of students with learning difficulties or disabilities. Teaching and learning through print, visual and multimodal texts will provide insight into inclusive teaching strategies, critical literacy and the links between language, literacy and literature. This knowledge will assist students to plan and implement units of work as well as differentiating the learning activities and assessment tasks for students with a specific learning needs.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Shape of Text To Come.PrescribedCallow, J. (2014)NSW: PETAA.
ReadingsPicture Books And BeyondPrescribedMallan, K. (2014).NSW:PETAA.
ReadingsTeaching Literature to adolescents. Ch 1RecommendedBeach, R., Appleman, D., Fecho, B. & Simon, R.N.Y.: Routledge.
ReadingsTeaching the Australian curriculum EnglishRecommendedEducation Services Australia. (2016).Education Services Australia
ReadingsCritical literacy: foundational notes.RecommendedLuke, A. (2012)Taylor, Francis.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically analyse current research in literacy teaching and learning for literacy development of learners, specifically learners with diverse learning needs or disabilities.

Activities:
Tutorials and online material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

02. Demonstrate an ability to apply understandings of language, literacy/ies and literature including multimodal into inclusive differentiated classroom contexts.

Activities:
Tutorials and online material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Demonstrate how formative and summative assessment tasks can be used to inform future planning for differentiated student learning.

Activities:
Tutorials and online material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 11 - 11
Two 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 13 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This workshop is optional. See LMS for further information."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical analysis of a literacy learning issue - 1500 word equivalenceIssue relating to multiliteracies, multimodal text and students with diverse literacy learning needs, including in relation to legislative requirements for students with a specific learning difficulty or disability.40 01, 02
Unit of Work - 3000 word equivalenceOverview of and rationale for a 3 week, or equivalent, unit of work, focussing on multimodal literature and multiliteracies. With clearly differentiated learning activities and assessment tasks for students with a specific learning needs or disability.60 02, 03

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 11 - 11
Two 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 13 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This workshop is optional. See LMS for further information."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical analysis of a literacy learning issue - 1500 word equivalenceIssue relating to multiliteracies, multimodal text and students with diverse literacy learning needs, including in relation to legislative requirements for students with a specific learning difficulty or disability.40 01, 02
Unit of Work - 3000 word equivalenceOverview of and rationale for a 3 week, or equivalent, unit of work, focussing on multimodal literature and multiliteracies. With clearly differentiated learning activities and assessment tasks for students with a specific learning needs or disability.60 02, 03

Mildura, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 10
Two 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 13 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This workshop is optional. See LMS for further information."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical analysis of a literacy learning issue - 1500 word equivalenceIssue relating to multiliteracies, multimodal text and students with diverse literacy learning needs, including in relation to legislative requirements for students with a specific learning difficulty or disability.40 01, 02
Unit of Work - 3000 word equivalenceOverview of and rationale for a 3 week, or equivalent, unit of work, focussing on multimodal literature and multiliteracies. With clearly differentiated learning activities and assessment tasks for students with a specific learning needs or disability.60 02, 03

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 10
Two 8.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 13 - 22
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This workshop is optional. See LMS for further information."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Critical analysis of a literacy learning issue - 1500 word equivalenceIssue relating to multiliteracies, multimodal text and students with diverse literacy learning needs, including in relation to legislative requirements for students with a specific learning difficulty or disability.40 01, 02
Unit of Work - 3000 word equivalenceOverview of and rationale for a 3 week, or equivalent, unit of work, focussing on multimodal literature and multiliteracies. With clearly differentiated learning activities and assessment tasks for students with a specific learning needs or disability.60 02, 03