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ETL704 - Innovation in Language Curriculum

Unit details

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

Rod Neilsen

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ECL752, ESJ760

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit aims to develop students’ understanding of EAL and languages curriculum by enabling them to take on the broader and more complex role of planning, designing and evaluating language programs for particular second language learners and contexts.

 

The units comprises case studies of innovative approaches to syllabus design and content; it discusses teacher and learner roles in particular political, social and institutional contexts; frameworks for planning curriculum change; planning and teaching language courses online; materials evaluation; and  assessment including the role of examinations.

Assessment

Critical evaluation of a sample EAL program, 2000 words, 40%

Report on an agreed aspect of developing or evaluating languages programs, 3000 words, 60%

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