Specialist Studies in English 2

Course code EDUC4090
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course explores the principles and practices of teaching and learning senior English in New South Wales schools. Students will explore assessment and programming for Stage 6 English; course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for English; and current issues and trends related to the teaching of English in schools. Informed by the Stage 6 English Prescriptions, attention will also be given to the selection and teaching of appropriate fiction (including adolescent and young adult literature, poetry and drama) and non-literary (film, media and multimedia) texts.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 English, using a range of strategies, technologies and resources;

2. Interpret the course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for English;

3. Discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of English in schools; and

4. Select and teach appropriate fiction (including adolescent and young adult literature, poetry and drama) and non-literary (film, media and multimedia) texts for Stage 6 English.

Content

  • Lesson planning, programming and assessment for Stage 6 English.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for English.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of English in schools.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 English.
  • Stage 6 English prescriptions and approaches to selecting and teaching appropriate fiction (including adolescent and young adult literature, poetry and drama) and non-literary (film, media and multimedia) texts.

Assessment Items

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Scenario/PBL exercises

Project: Projects

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term

Integrated Learning will typically consist of a series of online activities.

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks