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ETL700 - Pedagogy for EAL Classrooms

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Ruth Arber

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ECL751, ESJ759

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit examines EAL and TESOL pedagogies for primary and secondary teachers, the debates and issues which underpin those issues and the development of pedagogies for diverse students in different socio-cultural and institutional contexts in Australia and overseas.

The unit considers approaches and methods related to teaching language form and communication and the ways these can be integrated into programs that include cultural and language awareness and content based teaching for students in diverse contexts.

The unit includes an overview of the ways that students learn languages, the different language, educational and learning experiences that students bring to the classrooms, the engagement of students within language classrooms and within social contexts which are cultured and empowered,  Students examine the development of popular methods and approaches; current research and its implications for the teaching of speaking, listening, reading and writing; the development of multi-literacies, approaches for teaching language form, communication and culture, the development of integrated approached for teaching EAL and TESOL and the engagement of that skill and knowledge for different genres of literature.

Assessment

Essay, 2500 words, 50%

Reflective Analysis, 2500 words, 50%

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