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EDU4110 Literacies in Teaching and Learning
Credit Points: 15

This unit considers how teaching and learning in secondary schools can be improved through better understanding of literacy and improved literacy practices. The unit content covers traditional language-based literacies, contemporary ICT literacies, and the relationship between them. Pre-service teachers will learn to: identify the literacy challenges in specific curriculum areas and in the secondary curriculum generally: acquire practical classroom strategies to help students meet these challenges; and extend their own ICT literacies for instructional and professional purposes.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K26Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Arts (Creative Arts)
K40Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Creative Arts
K23Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Science
K44Bachelor of Arts (Education) Bachelor of Social Science
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010