LITERACY AND NUMERACY IN SECONDARY SCHOOL

EDU5LNS

2021

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesContemporary understandings of research evidence related to teaching reading, writing, speaking, listening and mathematics. Resources to support teaching of students# literacy and numeracy learning appropriate to discipline areas. Diagnostic tests and discussion about value of testing/progression. Problem solving as a pedagogical approach inclusive of literacy/numeracy

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse literacy and numeracy teaching strategies and their application in discipline areas.
02. Teach reading and writing, speaking and listening and mathematics appropriate to teaching level and area using approaches based on knowledge and evidence.
03. Apply a range of targeted teaching and assessment strategies, and resources, in reading, writing, speaking, listening and mathematics.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 33 - 33
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Analyse personal literacy capacity and need; strategies to improve literacy learning (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Analyse personal numeracy capacity and need; strategies to improve numeracy learning (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Refine an existing unit of work to include a literacy and numeracy focus (3500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 33 - 33
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Analyse personal literacy capacity and need; strategies to improve literacy learning (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Analyse personal numeracy capacity and need; strategies to improve numeracy learning (1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Refine an existing unit of work to include a literacy and numeracy focus (3500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO2, SILO3