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Literacy (12 points)


Leader: To be advised

Clayton Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Issues of mother-tongue and second language literacy. The socio-cultural context of literacy, especially cross-cultural and gender issues. The development of literacy in the pre-school years and in the classroom context. Approaches to the teaching of reading and writing. Genre theory and the contribution of a systemic-function approach to the development of writing.

Assessment: on-campus: Research Project (5000 words): 50% + Classwork (oral and written, 2000 words): 50% + Distance Education: Research Project (4000 words): 40% + Two assignments (1500 words each): 15% each + Open-book test (3000 words equivalent): 30%

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