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EEB429 Issues of Language, Literacy and Numeracy Practice in Adult and Vocational Education (8)

Abstract

Through this subject, students will explore current issues in teaching literacy and numeracy in the adult and vocational educational contexts. The subject will examine a number of current theory and policy positions and their impact on teaching and learning practices.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
Session 3
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to articulate the issues associated with literacy and numeracy teaching practices within the adult and vocational education context;
  • be able to engage with different positions on literacy and numeracy education put forward in political and social debates around literacy education; and
  • be able to develop a theoretical framework for programming and teaching literacy and/or numeracy to diverse groups of learners.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Definitions of Literacy and Numeracy
  • Current debates around literacy and numeracy
  • Policy development and future directions
  • Current approaches to adult literacy and numeracy teaching
  • Programming and teaching literacy and/or numeracy to diverse groups of learners

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 14 December 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.