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English Literacy for Educators (9871.3)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education


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    This unit allows students to further develop literacy skills established in Core Literacy and Linguistics for Educators. There is a focus on appreciating, analysing, evaluating and creating texts for use in the classroom. Students will also apply personal literacy skills to demonstrate a robust theoretical perspective on literacy learning and teaching in the digital age.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Identify and articulate a range of theoretical perspectives on literacy learning;

    2. Understand the importance of using a variety of texts as part of an effective literacy program;

    3. Apply the Four Resources Model to critique written, spoken and multimodal texts in print and digital/online forms; and

    4. Use a range of information and communication technologies (ICT) to effectively communicate understanding and knowledge of literacy teaching and learning to families, parents and other stakeholders.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.


    9882 Linguistics for Educators AND
    9863 Core Literacy.



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