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ESJ458 - Studies in Curriculum (LOTE B)

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Weinmann



Student must be enrolled in a School of Education teaching course.

Incompatible with:

ECL264, ECL464, ECL764, ELE238, ELE436, ESH315

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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:

  • Issues in Home Economics (B)
  • Curriculum study in LOTE education (B,G,W)
  • LOTE materials development (B)

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% A written essay in the format of a textbook critique, critically evaluating culture-related content against the theories, concepts and goals of intercultural language learning (2000 words).

Task 2: 50% Development of an integrated unit for the senior years (Year 12) (2000 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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