Teaching and Learning: Literacy Pedagogies (KCSE4205)


This unit of study provides students with knowledge and understanding about literacy skills and practices in History and Aboriginal Studies. It will enable students to understand the literacy demands of the History and Aboriginal Studies syllabus areas as well as equipping them with a repertoire of effective teaching and learning strategies to meet the needs of a diverse range of students. The unit is also designed to build the personal literacy capacities of pre-service teachers, enabling them to be more effective teachers of History and Aboriginal Studies.

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text analysis (20%) and language and grammar analysis in-class test (20%) and presentation (20%) and literacy teaching and learning plan (40%)

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Available to students who have completed the Diploma in Education (Aboriginal) or equivalent.

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Non-award/non-degree study

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.

Cross-institutional study

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.