ECL461 - English Education A

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online) CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course D347, E359, E360, E365, E377 or E455

Literature studies sub-major or equivalent is strongly recommended

In addition, at least 2 credit points in language/linguistics studies are also strongly recommended for students enrolled in course D347

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly engagement with materials and responses in discussion forums

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery

Content

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 4 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.

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