Specialist Studies in English 1

Course code EDUC2050
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

In this course students will consider the role and value of English education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum; explore planning and programming for Stage 4/5 English curriculum; course and assessment requirements of the NSW School Certificate for English; and ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the English classroom. Specific attention will also be given to Australian literature, and texts that give insights into Aboriginal and multicultural experience; as well as a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Articulate the role and value of English education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.

2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 4/5 English curriculum.

3. Support the literacy and numeracy demands of English.

4. Differentiate the curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the English classroom.

5. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing.

6. Select appropriate Australian literature, and texts that give insights into Aboriginal and multicultural experience.

Content

  • The principles and practices of teaching and learning English in secondary schools.
  • The role and value of English education in contemporary society and the broader school curriculum.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 4/5 English curriculum.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW School Certificate for English.
  • The literacy and numeracy demands of English as an area of study.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing.
  • Differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the English classroom.
  • Approaches for selecting and teaching Australian literature, and texts that give insights into Aboriginal and multicultural experience.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Lesson Planning and Critical Reflection

Proposal / Plan: Reflective Unit Plan

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 10 hour(s) per Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 10 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 10 hour(s) per Term