EDEC434 Literacy in Early ChildhoodUpdated: 25 February 2019
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in BEd(EC) prior to 2015; or any 48cp and candidature in BEd(EC-Prim) prior to 2015|
This unit requires contact with children in a 3-5 year early childhood education centre, which may be the student's own workplace. Students must be able to carry out prescribed, practical activities with a group of children.
Before working with children students must have completed online Anaphylaxis training, an online Child Protection module, and have obtained a valid NSW Working with Children Check clearance (for those students wishing to complete their placement in NSW) or equivalent (for those students wishing to complete their placement outside NSW). Please see the Office for Professional Learning Important Information webpage for more information.
|Coordinator(s)||Chuanmei Dong (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit takes a theoretical and research-based approach to the teaching of literacy within a balanced literacy program for children aged three to eight years. Topics of study include literacy standards, assessment, the learning environment, instructional materials, instructional practices related to literacy, comprehension, writing development, reading-writing connections, and visual literacy. Reference will be made to relevant curriculum documents and State and Territory policy.
Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: