Specialist Studies in Languages 2

Course code EDUC4143
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course deepens students understanding of the principles and practices of teaching and learning Languages Other Than English (LOTE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) in secondary schools. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula; course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for LOTE and ESL English; and issues and trends in teaching languages in schools. Specific attention will be given to the importance of cultural awareness in language teaching, and current developments and research into the teaching and learning of first, second and subsequent languages.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Develop lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.

2. Use a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.

3. Interpret the course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula

4. Discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of Stage 6 languages in schools.

5. Discuss current developments and research into the teaching and learning of first, second and subsequent languages

6. Appreciate the importance of cultural awareness in language teaching.

Content

  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English in New South Wales schools.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of languages in schools.
  • Current developments and research into the teaching and learning of first, second and subsequent languages.
  • The importance of cultural awareness in language teaching.

Assessment Items

Presentation: Presentations - Individual

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

Lecture

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

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term