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ECL752 - Innovation in Language Curriculum

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:I Liyanage




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit aims to develop students professionally by enabling them to take on the broader and more complex role of planning and evaluating language programs for particular second language learners and contexts. Topics include: current communicative approaches to second/foreign language curriculum, including case studies of innovative approaches to syllabus design and content; teacher and learner roles in particular political, social and institutional contexts: frameworks for planning curriculum change; planning and teaching language courses online; course materials - on paper and online; assessment, including the role of examinations; and course evaluation.


Critical evaluation of a sample second/foreign language program (2000 words - 40%);

report on an agreed aspect of developing or evaluating language programs (3000 words - 60%)

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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