Extended Studies in English 1

Course code EDUC3050
Not available in 2015

Description

This course deepens students' understanding of the principles and practices of teaching and learning in English in Stage 4/5 by applying their prior knowledge to school contexts. Students will conduct an analysis of a school context and explore planning and programming for Stage 4/5 English curriculum in this context. Students will experience ways of differentiating curriculum to meet the diverse needs of learners in the English classroom with consideration of a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. Apply their knowledge of school contexts, and their understanding of the principles of Quality Teaching, to the teaching and learning of Stage 4/5 English.

2. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 4/5 English informed by an analysis of a school context.

3. Differentiate the curriculum by adapting strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing, to meet the diverse needs of learners in the English classroom.

Content

  • Quality Teaching and English Curriculum.
  • Ways of adapting plans, programs and assessment strategies for Stage 4/5 English according to different school contexts.
  • Ways of differentiating the curriculum and adapting strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing, to meet the diverse needs of learners in the English classroom.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Reflective Essay Part A

Written Assignment: Reflective Essay Part B

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks

Either timetabled or online learning as specified in the Course Outline.

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks