Introduces a theory-based understanding of literacy and numeracy in education; and enables advanced knowledge in these fields of knowledge to be applied to professional areas.
- Introduction to teaching for literacy and numeracy
- Literacy demands: Reading and viewing
- Literacy demands: Writing
- Literacy demands: Speaking and listening
- Supporting literacy learning with a range of strategies and resources
- The role of mathematics and numeracy in education
- Numeracy demands: Number and algebra. Supporting students for their numeracy needs
- Numeracy demands: Measurement and geometry; statistics and probability; Supporting students with diverse literacy needs
- Literacy and numeracy: Planning for teaching, programming and reporting, interpreting data
- Literacy and numeracy: Developing specific strategies to cater for students requiring additional support.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Explain a theory-based understanding and knowledge of the role of literacy and numeracy in education||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Analyse the literacy and numeracy demands upon students together with other available data to identify areas of individual need||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Develop teaching plans that embody literacy and numeracy focuses, incorporating the effective use of literacy and numeracy strategies and assessment tasks to inform teaching, as well as developing specific strategies for students who require additional support||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Research alternative approaches to the dominant curriculum paradigms for the teaching of literacy and numeracy||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Evaluate the role of digital technologies for effective teaching with literacy and numeracy for all students including students with disability or additional learning needs.||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|6||Demonstrate personal competence in literacy and numeracy to a level appropriate for their tertiary study and later professional settings.||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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