ECL755 - Professional Practice in TESOL or LOTE
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Cloud (online)|
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
|Unit chair:||R Arber|
Student must be enrolled in course E752, E753, E754, or E756.
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
Note: Study day subject to demand.
Professional Experience: Students will also be required to complete a 22 day teaching practicum.
This unit requires participants to undertake a teaching practicum in a second/foreign language classroom, and to reflect on their experience. It enables students to demonstrate their understandings of second language pedagogy gained in their study of this and other units in their course through undertaking a 22 day practicum in an appropriate TESOL or LOTE setting. This practicum meets the practical teaching requirements for qualifying as a specialist TESOL or LOTE teacher in Victoria.
Students without a teaching qualification accepted and assessed by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) should contact both Dr Ruth Arber (course director) and the unit chair. This is an "invitation only unit" for non-qualified students. MTESOL students CANNOT enrol in the unit Without permission.
Note: Participants who live outside the Melbourne metropolitan area should contact the unit chair or course coordinator to discuss how requirements can be met.
Demonstrate competency in classroom TESOL teaching (satisfactory/not satisfactory);
demonstrate competence in the use of the target language (satisfactory/not satisfactory);
produce a professional teaching portfolio (3000 words equivalent, 60%); and
complete a report based on the practicum experience (2000 words, 40%).
Harmer, J 2001, The Practice of English Language Teaching, 3rd edn, Longman, Harlow, Essex.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.