Literacy for Teachers (4796.9)
|Level:||Undergraduate First Year Level|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Education|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Education|
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- Version 1 - Start Date: 01/01/1998 End Date: 31/12/2000
- Version 2 - Start Date: 01/01/2001 End Date: 31/12/2001
- Version 3 - Start Date: 01/01/2002 End Date: 31/12/2003
- Version 5 - Start Date: 01/01/2007 End Date: 31/12/2008
- Version 4 - Start Date: 01/01/2004 End Date: 31/12/2006
- Version 6 - Start Date: 01/01/2009 End Date: 28/10/2011
- Version 7 - Start Date: 01/01/2012 End Date: 31/12/2012
- Version 8 - Start Date: 01/01/2013 End Date: 31/12/2017
- Version 9 - Start Date: 01/01/2018 End Date: 01/01/2018
This subject will provide an introduction to language as a resource for learning. It will examine literacy resources and the construction of academic texts, literacy and language development prior to schooling, the relation between early literacy development and literacy practice in the early years of formal education.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the distinction between different forms of literate discourse and associated notions of what it means to be literate;
2. Identify and employ various grammatical resources appropriate to the construction of academic texts;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of early literacy development and literacy practice in educational settings;
4. Appreciate the value of story reading and storytelling in literacy education, and select texts to suit the target student audience; and
5. Effectively communicate with families of children attending preschool/school.
Up to four hours or equivalent a week.