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This course explores a range of theories to explain how reading and writing develop. The course will encourage students to challenge a number of popular perspectives and consider the implications for practice.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Education|
This course provides students with the opportunity to: 1. develop a critical understanding of theories of literacy acquisition; 2. explore their instructional implications; and 3. apply their understanding of literacy development to assess literacy issues and design a programme tailored to the individual students’ needs in an educational context.
The following list indicates indicative course content: Theories of literacy acquisition and development Critiquing theories of literacy development Diversity in development of reading and writing literacy Approaches to reading and writing instruction and promoting reading and writing development
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Self Directed Learning
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6263|