University of Technology Sydney

010047 Literacy and Numeracy Across the Curriculum

6cp
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10404 Bachelor of Science Master of Teaching Secondary Education OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10405 Bachelor of Communication (Writing and Publishing) Master of Teaching Secondary Education OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10406 Bachelor of Engineering Studies Master of Teaching Secondary Education OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10449 Bachelor of Business Master of Teaching Secondary Education OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10450 Bachelor of Economics Master of Teaching Secondary Education

Description

In this subject, teacher-education students develop understandings of the literacy and numeracy needs of all learners, with a particular focus on the needs of English as an Additional Language/Dialect (EAL/D) learners. This requires knowledge that relates to key linguistic and mathematical concepts, to the relationship between language and cognition, and to psychological and sociological perspectives of learning.

Each subject area has its characteristic ways of making meaning through language and mathematical concepts/symbols. Teacher-education students develop their awareness of the subject-specific nature of literacy and numeracy, and on this basis create lessons that enhance their learners' capacity to use English and mathematics within that subject area.

Through developing teacher-education students' capacity to teach literacy and numeracy across the curriculum, this subject contributes to learners' academic progress and their overall functional literacy/numeracy

Typical availability

Autumn D session, City campus

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