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

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
Session 2 (60)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. 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 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.
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
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

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