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ESJ757 - Studies in Curriculum (LOTE A)

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: 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
Prerequisite:

An advanced level major study (e.g. 8 units) at university level in a university program that requires successful completion of Year 12 studies for entry, or equivalent.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ECA440, ECA740, ECL263, ECL357, ECL463, ECL763, ELE239, ELE457, ELE473, ESH316

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour weekly seminar 

Content

This unit aims to develop an in-depth understanding of the context of LOTE teaching and learning in Victoria and in Australia, with a view to critically evaluating and reflecting on the history of the discipline, the contemporary policy context, and the relevant state and national curricula for languages. In this unit, students explore language acquisition theory and its implications for language teaching, and a wide range of language teaching methodologies. Students will investigate different strategies for teaching, assessment and evaluation, and implement these in the development of units and programs for primary and or secondary education contexts. This unit also enables pre-service teachers to develop a deeper understanding of the relevant professional standards, and to critically examine the professional role and identity of the language teacher.

Assessment

An evaluative report 2000 words 40%

Development of an integrated unit of work 3000 words 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$615$2074$2656

* 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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