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.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2020.

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

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Education

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to students who have completed EEB201.

Incompatible Subjects

EEB201

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to discuss the relationship between language, literacy and numeracy skills to the social, ethnic and economic experiences of individual learners or groups of learners in Adult and Vocational education;
  • be able 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 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.

Syllabus

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

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EEB220 in Session 1 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
Unit-of-competency analysis and learning resources
40
2
Learner profile and research essay
60

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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