English, Literacy and Learning (EDUP1002)

UNIT OF STUDY

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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Classes

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

Assessment

20min seminar presentation (20%) and 1800-2000wd essay (35%) and 2600wd essay/resource guide (45%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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