Extended Studies in English 1

Course code EDUC3050Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

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.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, students will have the capacity to:

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.
Replacing Course(s)Not Applicable
TransitionNot Applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeN/A
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Integrated Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsStudents will produce approximately 4,000 words or equivalent in assessment activities. Assessment options will include: analysis of teaching approaches; programming and assessment in English; analysis of school contexts; program and/or unit design; assessment task design; and other related assessments.
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks