TEAC 1034 Ways with Words and Images

Legacy Code 102633

Coordinator Erin Mackenzie Opens in new window

Student Contribution Band

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Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Primary).

Learning Outcomes

1. Describe how texts vary according to purpose, audience and situation. 
2. Develop a metalanguage for understanding written, visual and multimodal texts.
3. Develop critical media literacies in close study of literary and factual texts.
4. Apply a range of theories to read, view, interpret and analyse a range of texts.
5. Explain how selection of words, phrases, images, structure, composition influences meaning within different subject disciplines.

Subject Content

• Variation of written and visual texts according to their social purpose, audience and situation.
• Grammars and affordances of written, visual and multimodal texts
• Critical media literacy, including fake news, posters, credibility of sources, (ethical) stance, related to choice of language and images, 
• Construction of written and visual texts in different disciplines, for example, Science, History, Art

Prescribed Texts

Jones, P., & Derewianka, B. (2016). Teaching language in context (2nd ed.). Melbourne, Vic.: Oxford University Press.