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Unit of Study EDU81003 - Learning through Literacy and Numeracy (2019)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    8

  • 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 Explain a theory-based understanding and knowledge of the role of literacy and numeracy in education
2 Analyse the literacy and numeracy demands upon students together with other available data to identify areas of individual need
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
4 Research alternative approaches to the dominant curriculum paradigms for the teaching of literacy and numeracy
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.
6 Demonstrate personal competence in literacy and numeracy to a level appropriate for their tertiary study and later professional settings.

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

  1. Explain a theory-based understanding and knowledge of the role of literacy and numeracy in education
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Analyse the literacy and numeracy demands upon students together with other available data to identify areas of individual need
    • GA4:
  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
    • GA4:
  4. Research alternative approaches to the dominant curriculum paradigms for the teaching of literacy and numeracy
    • GA4:
  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.
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  6. Demonstrate personal competence in literacy and numeracy to a level appropriate for their tertiary study and later professional settings.
    • GA5:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.