English, Literacy and Learning (EDUP1002)


This unit of study begins the exploration of children's language and literacy learning in the context of the English key learning area. The unit provides an introduction to exploring K-2 literacy development and teaching practices. Students will become familiar with the fundamental components of reading and writing, children's literature, and multimodal texts, supported through varied learning activities and observation of teachers and children through classroom visits.

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1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12wks, 1x2-hr tutorial/wk for 12wks, online learning experiences


20 minute seminar presentation (800 word equivalent) (20%) and 2000 wd assignment (35%) and 2600-3000 wd assignment (including compulsory school visits and response tasks) (45%)

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

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If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.