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ECL761 - English Education A

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For students enrolled in course E760 only)

Unit chair:J O'Mara

Literature studies sub-major or equivalent



Incompatible with:

ECL261, ECL461, ELE211, ELE404

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour weekly Seminar


This unit is part of the English Curriculum Studies major sequence that includes ECL761 and ECL762


The unit examines issues in the teaching of language/ English curriculum in the middle years of compulsory education, 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.


Individual written assignment 2000 words. 50%

Group Oral Presentation: the development of a Resource and How to Use it in the English Classroom. Approximately 30 minutes duration.

Prescribed texts

Doecke, B., and Parr, G., (Eds.) Writing = Learning, Wakefield, SA

Gannon, S., Howie, M., and Sawyer, W. (Eds.) (2009) Charged With Meaning: Re-viewing English, Phoenix, NSW.

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.

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