Not currently offered
Course code

EDUC6590

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course explores and critically analyses 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


    Learning outcomes

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

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

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

    3. Interpret, analyse and discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of English in schools; and

    4. Select appropriately prescribed fiction and volume (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.

    Assumed knowledge

    EDUC6250


    Assessment items

    Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Critical analysis of work samples

    Project: Projects


    Contact hours

    Callaghan

    Integrated Learning Session

    Online 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term

    Lecture

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

    Tutorial

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

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