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ESJ460 - Studies in Curriculum (TESOL or Senior Chemistry)

Unit details

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2014 unit information

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

ESJ459, ESS444



Incompatible with: ECL466, ECB402, ESS468
Contact hours: 3 hours for campus based students


TESOL specialist teachers require a sub-major study in one of Linguistics or a second language (i.e. not the teachers’ first language), or appropriate TESOL studies as approved by the unit chair. It is highly recommended that TESOL students undertake Linguistics units ELL101, ELL102, ELL201 and ELL202. Chemistry specialist teachers require a sub-major study in chemistry or biochemistry.


The principal aim of this unit is to prepare students for teaching as specialist education practitioners through a study of one of the following education specialisms:
•    TESOL: Curriculum Study B  (B)
•    Senior Chemistry: Curriculum Study – (B, X)
Each of these specialisms will focus on aspects such as curriculum influences, curriculum design and development principles and curriculum delivery and implementation of the respective disciplines. The year level focus and/or other aspects of each of these specialisms will complement and support specialisms offered in other Education Discipline Studies.


A variety of assessment items appropriate to the specific education area will be set including written assignment work, practical demonstrations, folio submissions, presentations. 100%

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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