Course Title: Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: TCHE5749C

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

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Peter Murphy
ph 99254343

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


Course Description

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:

TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills


3.Customise program to develop core LLN skills

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Select and customise or develop learning and assessment materials that are appropriate to core LLN skills of training specification, training context and learners

3.2. Apply learning support strategies to assist learners to develop required core LLN skills

3.3. Continuously monitor and evaluate approaches to determine areas for improvement


1.Determine the core LLN requirements of the training

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Determine core LLN skill requirements of the training specification

1.2. Determine core LLN requirements of the training context

1.3. Use validated tools and other sources of information to determine existing core LLN skills of learners


2.Access specialist learning support

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Determine the need for specialist core LLN assistance for the learner, based on evidence collected

2.2. Apply appropriate strategies for collaboration with specialist language, literacy and numeracy practitioners

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
. determine the core LLN elements of a training program
. access specialist learning support as required
. customise a training program so that the program develops core LLN skills

Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities are dependent upon the mode of delivery. In this case delivery is online so activities may include but are not limited to:

• blog/wiki discussion and participation
• participation in online discussion boards/threads
• 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
• other online activities as decided by the facilitator

Teaching Schedule

February, April, and July intakes

Sem 2, 2014: Weeks 2-5

Week 2: Determine the core LLN requirements of the training

Week 3: Access specialist learning support

Week 4: Customise program to develop core LLN skills

Week 5: Customise program to develop core LLN skills

Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

"Professional Training and Assessment" by Dan Hill, Terry Hill and Lee Perlitz, McGraw-Hill, 2013 will be the prescribed text for this course. It will be complemented by various web-based material and/or electronic copies of other learning resources as required.


Other Resources

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 Studies. Handouts pertaining to activities will be made available via Blackboard.

Overview of Assessment

During the program you will complete assessment tasks which are listed, in detail, at the beginning of the course. These tasks include :

- Workplace based projects
- Contributions to online discussion forums

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.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

Assessment 6.1: Questions found on pg 193 of the presrcibed text

Assessment 6.2: Workplace project found on pp 193-4 of the prescribed text

In completing the above tasks please also follow any extra instructions provided by your facilitator.

Submission deadlines

Feb intake: midnight Sunday August 17, 2014

April intake: midnight Sunday November 30, 2014

July intake: midnight Sunday March 15, 2015

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CA Competency achieved

NYC Not yet competent

DNS Did not submit for assessment

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates how the assessment task(s) aligns with the relevant unit of competency and can be found on pg 195 of the prescribed text.

Other Information

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.

Student Progress
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

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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