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EDO3471 Multiliteracies: Understanding Texts

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood


Pre-requisite: EDX1170 or EDX2170 or EDX3270


This course provides in-depth study of the textual and language features of a range of texts, including print, visual and multimodal. Students will learn about functional grammar and they will learn to analyse the language and textual features of a range of genres and text types. They will also develop a metalanguage which will enable them to be effective literacy teachers across curriculum areas. These activities will provide opportunities for students to develop their own writing skills while learning about the effective teaching of writing. NOTE: Minimum enrolment numbers apply to this offering. Should enrolments not reach the minimum number required for on-campus study, students may be transferred to the ONLINE offering and advised of this change before semester commences.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2014 Online