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ESJ760 - Studies in Curriculum TESOL B

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Offering information:

*TESOL offered via campus mode only

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

For students enrolled in E760 course only.

Unit chair:M Weinmann




Incompatible with:

ECB402, ECB702, ECL466, ECL766, ESJ460, ESS468, ESS768

Contact hours:

Campus:  1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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. 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.


Task 1: 50% Written Essay providing a critical discussion on the types of EAL students in Australian schools, including suggestions for EAL students to develop their communicative competency in English, taking into consideration their cultural and educational backgrounds (2500 words).

Task 2: 50% Integrated unit of work (senior years) - Development of an integrated unit in preparation for School Assessed Coursework/Assessment at Year 12 level (2500 words).

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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