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ECL461 - English Education A

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Offering information:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong) course enrolled students are advised to enrol in the Cloud (online) mode of this unit

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in D347, E359, E360, E365, E377 or E455

Literature studies sub-major or equivalent is strongly recommended

In addition, at least two credit points in language/linguistics studies are also strongly recommended for D347 students

Unit chair:

Jo O'Mara





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


The unit examines issues in the teaching of language/ English curriculum in the middle and final years of compulsory education, linking to work completed in the early years of schooling and looking forward to the teaching of English at senior levels. There are four interrelated studies comprising development of oracy and literacy skills, English curricular models, teaching literature/cultural studies in both print and non-print forms and the analysis of language development theories. Attention will also be given to the study of the relationships between language and learning.


A group oral presentation of approximately half hour duration, 50%

A major assignment linking theories of English teaching to classroom practice in the English area, 50%


Assessment will total 4000 words or equivalent

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