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Unit of Study EDU10513 - English Education III: Issues (2016)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Advanced

  • 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 make informed comparisons about English/ literacy curricula within a national context
2 evaluate a wide range of current issues in the learning, teaching and assessing of literacy and English for children 0-12 years, and in assessing their literacy development
3 reflect upon, discuss and evaluate specific literacy programs and interventions and teaching strategies
4 plan a sequential series of literacy sessions which embrace critical and multi-literacy perspectives
5 demonstrate appropriate strategies for differentiation of teaching and assessing of English and literacy which take account of social disadvantage, Indigenous and Non-English Speaking Backgrounds, and special needs.

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

  1. make informed comparisons about English/ literacy curricula within a national context
    • GA1:
  2. evaluate a wide range of current issues in the learning, teaching and assessing of literacy and English for children 0-12 years, and in assessing their literacy development
    • GA4:
  3. reflect upon, discuss and evaluate specific literacy programs and interventions and teaching strategies
    • GA1:
  4. plan a sequential series of literacy sessions which embrace critical and multi-literacy perspectives
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate appropriate strategies for differentiation of teaching and assessing of English and literacy which take account of social disadvantage, Indigenous and Non-English Speaking Backgrounds, and special needs.
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.