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Unit of Study ENG00351 - Children's Literature (2015)

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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 describe a wide variety of concepts, features, themes, issues and text-types represented in children's literature
2 discuss the place of literature in a child's cognitive, language, social and personality development
3 evaluate children's literature and determine its effectiveness in enhancing the learning of a diverse range of students
4 plan for the integration of children's literature across the KLAs.

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

  1. describe a wide variety of concepts, features, themes, issues and text-types represented in children's literature
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. discuss the place of literature in a child's cognitive, language, social and personality development
    • GA4:
  3. evaluate children's literature and determine its effectiveness in enhancing the learning of a diverse range of students
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  4. plan for the integration of children's literature across the KLAs.
    • GA5:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.