EN6494 - New Literacies and Language Learning

Offering Academic Unit
Department of English
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to teach students a variety of approaches to the use of digital technologies and new literacy practices for the purpose of language learning, having particular regard to students’ own teaching and learning context. Students have the opportunity to experience new literacy practices that draw on digital technologies and evaluate the usefulness of such new literacy practices for language learning purposes.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Group project to maintain a reflective weblog: 20%
Critical review essay: 40%
Individual project to plan and evaluate a technology-enhanced lesson: 40%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of English