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* Students enrolled at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) are advised to enrol in the Cloud (online) version of this unit.
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
(For students enrolled in courses D347, E360, E365, E377 and E455 only)
Literature studies sub-major or equivalent is strongly recommended.
In addition, at least two credit points in language/linguistics studies are also strongly recommended for D347 students.
|Unit chair:||J O'Mara|
|Prerequisite:||Literature studies sub-major or equivalent and at least two credit points in language/linguistics studies are strongly recommended|
ECL261, ECL761, ELE211, ELE404
3 hours per week or Cloud (online) equivalent
The unit examines issues in the teaching of language/ English curriculum in the middle and final years of compulsory education, linking to work completed in the early years of schooling and 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.
Assessment comprises the following:
A group oral presentation of approximately half hour duration (50%);
A major assignment linking theories of English teaching to classroom practice in the English area (50%).
Assessment will total 4000 words or equivalent.
Sawyer, W., and Gold, E. 2004, Reviewing English in the 21st Century, Phoenix Education, Melbourne.
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