Master of Education (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages)

Course summary for current students

Year

2016 course information

Award granted Master of Education (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages)
Campus

Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)

Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code027532E
Deakin course codeE752

Offered to continuing students only

Course sub-headings

Course overview

This course is designed for experienced TESOL professionals wishing to develop their understandings of current practice and issues in English language teaching in Australia and overseas. It is also suitable for qualified teachers who are newcomers to the field of TESOL.

Professional recognition

Endorsed by Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) for specialist teaching.

Alternate exits

Graduate Certificate of Education (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages) (E552)

Course rules

Students must complete 8 credit points of study in one of the following configurations:

Coursework only 

  • 4 credit points of core units, and
  • 4 credit points of TESOL electives.

Coursework with research paper

  • 4 credit points of core units, and
  • EXR781 Education Research Methodology; and
  • EXR791 Designing and Developing a Research Project; and
  • EDX703 & EDX704 Research Paper Part A and Part B (2 credit points) 

Coursework with minor thesis

  • 2 credit points of core units, and
  • EXR781 Education Research Methodology; and
  • EXR791 Designing and Developing a Research Project; and
  • EDX705 & EDX706 Minor Thesis Part A and Part B (4 credit points)

Core units

ECL751 PEDAGOGY IN THE GLOBALISED LANGUAGE CLASSROOM is no longer available for enrolment. Students are advised to complete the following unit:

ETL700Pedagogy for EAL Classrooms

ECL752 INNOVATION IN LANGUAGE CURRICULUM is no longer available for enrolment. Students are advised to complete the following unit:

ETL704Innovation in Language Curriculum

ECL753 LINGUISTICS FOR LANGUAGE TEACHING is no longer available for enrolment. Students are advised to complete the following unit:

ETL705Pedagogic Grammar

ECL755 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN TESOL OR LOTE is no longer available for enrolment. Students are advised to complete the following unit:

ETL706Reflective Practice in EAL and Languages Classrooms

TESOL Electives

ECL774 LEARNING AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE is no longer available for enrolment. Students are advised to complete the following unit:

ETL711Learning An Additional Language

ECL777 BILINGUALISM AND THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF LANGUAGE EDUCATION is no longer available for enrolment. Students are advised to complete the following unit:

ETL709Multilingualism and Multilingual Education in Global Contexts

ETL703Intercultural Communication in Language Classrooms

ETL712Discourse Analysis for Language Teaching

ETL713Learning Global English in Diverse Social Contexts

ETL714Language Testing and Assessment

ETL715Internationalising the Curriculum