Available in 2022
Course code

EDUC6025

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

Develops understanding of curriculum theories and its application in ESL/EFL Syllabus design and ESL/EFL program writing in schools and universities. The pedagogic principles and practices of ESL/EFL teaching will be discussed in relation to curriculum development. It also aims to develop students' understanding of the importance of curriculum innovation in accordance with the global, national and local educational contexts in the 21st century.


Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2022

Online

  • Semester 1 - 2022

Learning outcomes

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

1. Understand and analyse key concepts of curriculum theory and its application;

2. Apply core knowledge to ESL/EFL syllabus design and ESL/EFL program writing;

3. Critically evaluate pedagogical approaches to teaching ESL/EFL;

4. Design and develop materials and resources to support TESOL;

5. Discuss and synthesize new directions of teaching English as an international language.


Content

  1. Key concepts of curriculum theory and its application;
  2. ESL/EFL syllabus design and ESL/EFL program writing;
  3. Pedagogical approaches to teaching ESL/EFL;
  4. Materials and resources to support TESOL; and
  5. New directions of teaching English as an international language.

Requisite

This course has similarities to EDUC6888 and EDUC6889. If you have completed either of these courses or are currently enrolled in either of these courses, you cannot enrol in this course.


Assessment items

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Essays/Written Assignments (report of a case study) 20%

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments 40%

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments (A teaching program) 40%


Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Online

Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

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