EEB424 Workplace and Professional Literacy and Numeracy (8)


Through this subject, students will extend their knowledge and skills in teaching literacy in a variety of workplace and professional contexts within a theoretical framework. This framework is used to explore, evaluate and critique a range of pedagogic practices and theoretical approaches to literacy and numeracy teaching and learning.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EEB424
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe and critique teaching practices in relation to theoretical models and how these are relevant to the professional and workplace context of the learner;
  • be able to evaluate and critically examine good model(s) of literacy and/or numeracy teaching with reference to theories and your own teaching and learning setting; and
  • be able to develop a theoretical framework for programming and teaching literacy and/or numeracy specific professional groups or workplace learners.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Professional and workplace literacy and numeracy
  • Approaches to adult literacy and numeracy teaching for the professional and workplace context
  • Model(s) of professional and workplace literacy and numeracy teaching
  • Practices in teaching reading and writing for the workplace
  • Practices in teaching numeracy and numerical problem solving for the workplace


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.