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Unit of Study EDU00401 - English Education I: Foundations (2015)

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  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Introductory

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 discuss the nature and role of English as a language of communication for participation in society, and demonstrate through their own speaking and writing a knowledge of language and literacy development from birth - 12 years
2 explain the theories of language acquisition, and the relationship between language acquisition and learning
3 outline a range of principles and practices to assist in the development of talking, listening and early literacy.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. discuss the nature and role of English as a language of communication for participation in society, and demonstrate through their own speaking and writing a knowledge of language and literacy development from birth - 12 years
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. explain the theories of language acquisition, and the relationship between language acquisition and learning
    • GA4:
  3. outline a range of principles and practices to assist in the development of talking, listening and early literacy.
    • GA2: