EEB220 Language, Literacy and Numeracy in Vocational Education and Training (8)

This subject introduces students to the roles that language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) play in education and training. Students will learn to recognise the language, literacy and numeracy  demands of training and assessment, and be able to develop training and assessment to suit individual skill levels, including accessing relevant support resources.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EEB220. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Education

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed EEB201.

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • relate language, literacy and numeracy skills to the social, ethnic and economic experiences of individual learners or groups of learners in Adult and Vocational Education;
  • have the capacity to analyse and describe the language, literacy and numeracy demands of the workplace;
  • be able to design competency-based training programs and develop associated assessment tools that match the language, literacy and numeracy needs of their individual learners or groups of learners; and
  • be able to appropriately customise training and assessment tools and resources in accordance with a relevant Training Package and Units of Competency to the specific language, literacy and numeracy needs of individual learners or groups of learners;


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The impact of Language, Literacy and Numeracy on Adult and Vocational Education
  • Definitions of language, literacy and numeracy
  • Factors affecting the acquisition of Language, Literacy and Numeracy skills in Adult and Vocational Education
  • Integration of language, literacy and numeracy
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy demands of the workplace
  • Critical approaches to Language, Literacy and Numeracy
  • The reading process
  • Numeracy demands in Adult and Vocational Education
  • Reading methods and strategies
  • Writing effective teaching materials for students
  • Organisation, graphics and layout
  • Teaching and learning strategies
  • Assessment strategies


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.