EEB424 Contexts of Language, Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy in Adult and Vocational Education (8)

Through this subject, students will extend their knowledge and skills in the development of language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy (LLND) capabilities in a variety of current contexts within theoretical frameworks. Students will evaluate the LLND needs of a particular cohort, examine a range of possible delivery settings, analyse the stated outcomes, select from a range of approaches and practices, and justify their preferences.


Session 2 (60)
Wagga 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

Grading System



One session


School of Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to analyse and determine the LLND demands of training in a specific context for a particular cohort using known frameworks;
  • be able to evaluate models of LLND provision with reference to a range of teaching and learning settings;
  • be able to discuss and compare the different purposes of provision of LLND capabilities, which may include vocational, preparatory, workforce development, self-efficacy and community and further education;
  • be able to compare and contrast various LLND teaching and learning practices, from traditional approaches to innovative approaches and technologies, and discuss how these may best suit a given context; and
  • be able to develop and defend a language, literacy, numeracy and/or digital literacy approach for a particular context.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • LLND definitions, background and tools
  • Current LLND practice - where can it be situated
  • Current LLND practice - what purposes
  • LLND teaching and learning practices in the twenty-first century

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EEB424 in Session 2 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
Value %
Lln workplace audit
Critical reflection on lln in the workplace

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