This course opens with an exploration of the social context and aims of literacy teaching and learning. It goes on to describe a range of historical and contemporary approaches to literacy pedagogy, including didactic, authentic, functional, and critical approaches. The course takes has a 'Multiliteracies' perspective, which aims to expand the definition of literacy to encompass today's multimodal communications, and the diversity of literacies across different social and culltural contexts. A Multiliteracies approach also suggests a broad range of activity types—experiential, conceptual, analytical and critical.
Literacy Teaching and Learning: Aims, Approaches and PedagogiesUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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TOP REVIEWS FROM LITERACY TEACHING AND LEARNING: AIMS, APPROACHES AND PEDAGOGIES
Excellelent course to learn it opened my mind,filled the empty gaps of my brain with complete and necessary information about education(teaching and learning)
Thank you for giving me this great opportunity to know more about the literacy world as well as various ways of teaching and learning
Good explanation and good resources. I'd love to read and review the material journal that provided by course.
It enables me to have a wholesome understanding of literacy teaching.
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