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Literacy Education Specialisation

Code SPAAPP

Provides an opportunity for motivated professionals concerned with evidence-based educational practice to undertake advanced coursework that will enable them to perform to a high standard in either a classroom, consulting or literacy leadership role.

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Unit set overview

Code

SPAAPP

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Details

Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
LAN6000Teaching, Assessing and Improving Writing15
LAN6001Teaching Reading: Theory, Comprehension and Skills15
LAN6124How Children Learn Literacy: Processes, Development, Difficulties15
LST6281Understanding Language15

For more detailed unit information for this Specialisation take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Notes

Learning Outcomes

  1. Research, analyse, evaluate and communicate the theoretical concepts and methods used for effective learning and teaching for literacy education.
  2. Review, analyse and synthesise knowledge of the pedagogical practices for literacy education to create a philosophy that underpins effective teaching and learning.
  3. Work collaboratively with colleagues to evaluate and improve teaching approaches as part of ongoing professional development.

Related Courses

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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