In this subject students will develop and consolidate their understanding of English content knowledge in the strands of language, literature and literacy with a focus on the early years (ages 4-8). They will consider the acquisition of reading and writing processes with an added focus on catering for the specific needs of individuals and models of pedagogy for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing in the early years. Students will develop their understandings of how technology influences literacies. Students will also develop skills in the analysis of young children's literacy work samples to determine students' strengths and needs and identify teaching priorities related to relevant syllabus documents.
School of Teacher Education
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EML440 in Session 2 2020. 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).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.