This subject will develop and consolidate students' understanding of English content knowledge in the strands of language, literature and literacy with a focus on the Primary years of schooling. Students will engage in learning experiences that promote their ability to critically analyse texts for content, structure and language features. They will engage with contemporary theories of literacy learning and teaching, and learn a range of pedagogical strategies, including the use of technological innovation for comprehending, critiquing and constructing multimodal and digital texts in classrooms. Students will learn how to design sequences of learning which reflect a balanced approach to literacy teaching and draw on the NSW K-10 English Syllabus.
School of Education
This subject assumes knowledge of core concepts and theory related to literacy and language education.
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The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.