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ECL761 - English Education A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

For students enrolled in course E760, E763, E763T, E764 or E765

Unit chair:

Jo O'Mara


Literature studies sub-major or equivalent



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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.

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