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LIT2010 Literacy and Language Education 2
Credit Points: 15
LIT1010 Literacy and Language Education 1

This unit explores the complex nature of reading and writing and the latest research findings on effective early years literacy teaching and extends the studentís knowledge of the relationship between spoken and written language. The emphasis of the unit is the development of the pre-service teacherís knowledge and competence in effectively addressing literacy learning needs within early years' classrooms. It focuses on theories of literacy and literacy learning and teaching, the alphabetic nature of the English writing system, teaching practices and approaches and their implications for the teaching, learning and assessment of early literacy. Pre-service teachers will reflect on literacy teaching practices through interactions with a variety of multimedia resources.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K29Bachelor of Education (Primary to Middle Years) - Bunbury
K15Bachelor of Education (Primary) - Bunbury
K15Bachelor of Education (Primary)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011