Available in 2017, 2018
Course code

EDUC2050

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

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.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

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.

Requisites

To enrol in this course, students must meet the teacher education admission milestones, if commencing a teaching program from commencement of 2016.

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 - Regulatory authority 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