Extended Studies in English 2

Course code EDUC4091
Not available in 2015

Description

In this course, students will explore the ways in which English, specifically as literature, language and media, operates across the curriculum, and intersects with current issues, ideas, strategies and initiatives. The course will explore philosophies for teaching English, and will emphasise the need for English teachers to guide the decisions they make when teaching English with an informed consideration of research and literature in the field. As a part of the course assessment, students will be provided with the opportunity to contribute a scholarly piece of writing to the professional community of English teachers.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. Discuss the ways in which English, specifically as literature, language and media, operates across the curriculum, and intersects with current issues, ideas, strategies and initiatives;

2. Articulate their philosophy of English teaching

3. Engage in research-informed decision making when teaching English, or designing English programs, lessons and assessment tasks;

4. Contribute to the professional discourse of English teaching

Content

  • English and its role across the curriculum.
  • English as literature, language and media.
  • Current issues, ideas, strategies and initiatives related to English teaching.
  • English curriculum theory.
  • Philosophies of English teaching.
  • Scholarly writing and the professional discourse of English teaching.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assessment

Contact Hours

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Seminar

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