Specialist Studies in English 1

Course code EDUC2050
Available in 2016
2016 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

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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.

Requisite

Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of - Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or - 80 units of UoN courses or - BOSTES approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Lesson Planning and Critical Reflection

Proposal / Plan: Reflective Unit Plan

Contact Hours

Callaghan and Ourimbah

Integrated Learning Session

Online 6 hour(s) per Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term