Teamwork, Acquisition, Application, Communication, Knowledge base Task

Assignment 1 Title A personal literacy profile Value 40% Week Due Length Minimum 1500 words Learning Outcomes Unit outcomes:1,2,3 AITSL: 2.1; 2.4; 2.5, 2.6; 1.2; 3.2; 3.3; 3.4 AQF level 7 ACEQA1.1.1; 1.1.2; 1.1.3, 1.1.5; 1.1.6; Graduate Attributes: Teamwork, Acquisition, Application, Communication, Knowledge base Task Description The response to this assessment task must be grounded in the Australian Curriculum. In this assignment preservice teachers will create their own literacy e-portfolio utilising accessible ICT resources such as wikis, blogs, Google Docs, Google Sites, and WordPress. Outline: Develop a multimodal literacy profile of yourself to showcase your understanding, knowledge and skills. You are encouraged to add photos, text, images, music and so forth as a part of your individual profile. Key components of your profile will include: • What is literacy? What does the research say? All components of your portfolio must draw on this definition. • Evaluate a chosen literacy practice in which you currently engage with regularly using the Australian Curriculum. You can use EYLF if you wish to analyse your activity from the perspective of a child’s needs. • How are these current uses related to your history as a school student? • Reflections of your literacy knowledge, skills and needs. • All theoretical statements must be referenced, with Author, Source, Year and Page. Assessment Criteria • Accurately defines literacy – for example: personal, cultural and social • Presents a range of relevant examples to support discussion • Critically examines relevant readings and research to reflect on literacy development • Reflects on the development of literacy profiles and how this information can influence teaching pedagogy and effective strategies for learners in diverse classroom settings and • Utilises chosen ICT effectively to communicate ideas to peers within a professional learning community. ELA200 Assignment 1 1 | P a g e SOE- Assignment Assignment 1 Marking Criteria Marking Criteria Fail Pass Credit Distinction High Distinction Presents a range of relevant examples to support discussion Critically examines relevant readings and research to reflect on literacy development Reflects on the development of literacy profiles and how this information can influence teaching pedagogy and effective strategies for learners in diverse classroom settings and Utilises chosen ICT effectively to communicate ideas to peers within a professional learning community. Use of the Australian Curriculum Unsatisfactory grade will awarded to students who do not address all the key components explicitly and make no serious attempt to integrate theory into practice. Pass will awarded to students who address all the key components explicitly and make a serious attempt to integrate theory into practice, albeit with mistakes or missing information. Credit will awarded to students who address all the key components explicitly and make a serious attempt to integrate theory into practice, with some allowance for minor errors or missing information. Distinction will awarded to students who address all the key components explicitly and demonstrate the ability to integrate theory into practice, with some allowance for minor errors or missing information. High Distinction will awarded to students who address all the key components explicitly and demonstrate the ability to integrate theory into practice. ELA200 Assignment 1 Page 2

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