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Unit of Study EDU00402 - English Education II: Curriculum and Pedagogy (2015)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • 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 describe the theoretical foundations of children's literacy learning (0-12 years)
2 discuss research which examines literacy learning and locate relevant further research
3 demonstrate a sound knowledge of preparing suitable learning opportunities, for all students, including those of linguistically diverse backgrounds
4 apply their knowledge of literacy learning to a case study situation
5 evaluate educational software and web-based resources designed to support literacy learning and understand the range of ways that asynchronous and synchronous communication technologies can support learning through social networks.

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

  1. describe the theoretical foundations of children's literacy learning (0-12 years)
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. discuss research which examines literacy learning and locate relevant further research
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:
  3. demonstrate a sound knowledge of preparing suitable learning opportunities, for all students, including those of linguistically diverse backgrounds
    • GA4:
  4. apply their knowledge of literacy learning to a case study situation
    • GA5:
  5. evaluate educational software and web-based resources designed to support literacy learning and understand the range of ways that asynchronous and synchronous communication technologies can support learning through social networks.
    • Not applicable

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.