Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2015
Course Code: GEDU6046C
Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
School: 360T Education
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5321 - Diploma of Training Design and Development
Course Contact: Program Administrative Officer
Course Contact Phone: 9925 4933
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 30
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise the core language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) demands of training and assessment, and to tailor training and assessment to suit individual skill levels, including accessing relevant support resources.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills
1. Analyse LLN requirements
1.1 Determine LLN skill requirements of the training specification
2. Select and use resources and strategies to address LLN skill requirements
2.1 Identify resources to support LLN skill development
3. Use specialist LLN support where required
3.1 Review course demands and learner profile to determine if specialist LLN support is required
4. Evaluate effectiveness of learning support and assessment strategies in addressing LLN requirements
4.1 Seek feedback on learning support provided and assessment strategies used
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Analyse LLN requirements
- Select and use resources and strategies to address LLN skill requirements
- Use specialist LLN support where required
- Evaluate effectiveness of learning support and assessment strategies in addressing LLN requirements
Details of Learning Activities
This course is online. Activities include:
• blog/wiki discussion and participation
• participation in online discussion boards/threads and Collaborate sessions or other webinar-type activities
• keeping an online reflective journal
• analysis/critique of relevant reading material
• individual or group projects conducted through electronic media
• peer teaching and workshop presentations
• online research
For students who commenced February or July 2015
This course is taught over 6 sessions across semester 1 & 2. The course forms part of a cluster of 2 courses which together are referred to as the "E-learning/LLN" cluster; the other unit of the E-learning/LLN cluster is TAEDES503A Design and develop e-learning resources. In every session various elements will be covered from each unit in the cluster.
Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the order is subject to change depending on student needs.
|1||Overview of course content and assessment requirements. The overview will summarise and define what is meant by e-learning resources and adult language, literacy and numeracy issues. It will also indicate how the 2 are related.||E1,E2,E3,E4||E1,E2,E3,E4|
|2||Determine the scope and research the e-learning resource
Analyse LLN requirements
|3||Design the e-learning resource
Select and use resources and strategies to address LLN skill requirements
|4||Develop the e-learning resource
Use specialist LLN support where required
|5||Trial and review the e-learning process
Evaluate effectiveness of learning support and assessment strategies in addressing LLN requirements
|6||Revision of both units||E1,E2,E3,E4||E1,E2,E3,E4|
At the beginning of the course students will be directed to various web-based material and/or
electronic copies of learning resources.
Electronic resources are located on myRMIT, myStudies.
Overview of Assessment
During the program you will complete assessment tasks which are listed, in detail, at the beginning of the course. These tasks may include :
- Workplace based projects
- Contributions to online discussion forums
- A professional conversation
An assessment policy summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your courses assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures see
If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following tasks to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive written feedback on all assessment.
Task 1: Address LLN in two learning resources
Customise and use at least two learning resources to address LLN requirements.
Task 2: Address LLN in two instructional strategies
Select, use and review at least two instructional strategies that directly address the identified LLN needs of the learner group.
Task 3: Address LLN in two assessment strategies
Select, use and review at least two assessment strategies that cater for the identified LLN needs of the learner group
For each of the above tasks you must:
- use tools to identify the LLN skill requirements (reading, writing, speaking, listening and numeracy) of the training specification and/or assessment process relevant to vocational delivery
- identify available sources of support to address at least two of the identified LLN skill needs of the learner group
- use various sources to gather information on the current LLN skills of a learner group
- use advice from specialist LLN practitioners to inform practice
- determine areas for improvement of own practice
Task 4: Online discussion boards
Contribute to online discussion boards. You will be evaluated using the following criteria:
- frequency of reading messages and posting responses;
- keeping to the topic with pertinent quality posts;
- engaging in critical dialogue through responding to other student’s posts and comments
Further details of the above assessment tasks will be provided in Semester 1, Week 1 via myRMIT>myStudies.
It is a requirement of the Dip TD&D (TAE50211) program that all assessment work be submitted electronically through the program shell in myRMIT>myStudies. You are asked to submit any workplace projects as a single Word or PDF file which must include a signed RMIT Cover Sheet; multiple project files will not be accepted.
For students who commenced February 2015: midnight Sunday Oct 4, 2015
For students who commenced July 2015: midnight Sunday March 7, 2016
Grades used in this unit are as follows:
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit For Assessment
An assessment matrix will be available in week 1 of semester 1 via myRMIT>myStudies.
Your course involves participating in all online activities as directed by your facilitator. It is strongly advised that you do participate in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to successfully complete this course.
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student program policy
You will be asked to participate in discussions with relevant teachers and your Program Co-ordinator. Such discussions may be conducted in a number of ways eg face-to-face, via telephone, using Skype or Google Hangout, etc. They are an important way of giving you feedback and supporting you by monitoring your academic progress.
Special consideration policy (Late submissions)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.Extension
Special consideration is an assessment adjustment for unexpected circumstances that are outside your control, which:
• have a significant adverse impact on your performance in assessment or
• prevent you from attempting or submitting the assessment. Special Consideration
RMIT appeals process is available on the Appeals webpage www.rmit.edu.au/students/appeals
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the Academic Integrity and Plagiarism policy
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