ECL461 - English Education A
2021 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online) CBD*
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
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
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
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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