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EDUC308 The Reading Process

Contemporary reading theory, policy and practice, and implications for primary, secondary and tertiary settings.

What does it mean to be literate in the 21st century? This paper examines future-focused literacy practices within New Zealand and internationally. This paper will appeal to teachers and education studies students alike.

Paper title The Reading Process
Paper code EDUC308
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
One 200-level EDUC or PSYC paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
susan.sandretto@otago.ac.nz
jane.tilson@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Susan Sandretto
Dr Jane Tilson
Paper Structure
One 1-hour lecture and one 2-hour workshop per week.
100% internally assessed.
Textbooks
All assigned paper readings are available through the library electronic reserve.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
At the successful completion of this paper students will be able to:
  • Evaluate contemporary reading theory to support the learning needs of all readers
  • Understand reading theories and interpret reading policy and practice in New Zealand schools and compare and contrast with international perspectives
  • Demonstrate an understanding of critical literacy practices and critical analysis of texts

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 16:00-16:50 9-15, 17-22
Thursday 16:00-17:50 9-15, 17-22

A critical, socio-cultural view of literacy theories, practices and policies with implications for all educational settings.

What does it mean to be literate in the 21st century? This paper examines future-focused literacy practices within New Zealand and internationally. This paper will appeal to teachers and education studies students alike.

Paper title Future-Focused Literacies
Paper code EDUC308
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $868.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
One 200-level EDUC or PSYC paper
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
susan.sandretto@otago.ac.nz
jane.tilson@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Susan Sandretto
Dr Jane Tilson
Paper Structure
One 1-hour lecture and one 2-hour workshop per week.
100% internally assessed.
Textbooks
All assigned paper readings are available through the library electronic reserve.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
At the successful completion of this paper students will be able to:
  • Evaluate contemporary reading theory to support the learning needs of all readers
  • Understand reading theories and interpret reading policy and practice in New Zealand schools and compare and contrast with international perspectives
  • Demonstrate an understanding of critical literacy practices and critical analysis of texts

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 16:00-16:50 9-13, 15-22
Thursday 15:00-16:50 9-13, 15-22