Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC4091

Units

10 units

Level

4000 level

Course handbook

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 offered.


Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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