ECL761 - English Curriculum Inquiry

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 D303, E760, E762, E763 or E765

Prerequisite:

Literature studies sub-major or equivalent

D303 students must also have passed 24 credit points of study at levels 1, 2 & 3 with a minimum WAM of 60%

Students enrolled in course E762, E763 or E765 commencing 2020, must pass unit EEE754 plus 1 unit from EEE755, EEE756, EPR721, EPR731, EPR751

Corequisite:

E762 course students must pass co-req unit EPR724
E765 course students must pass co-req unit EPR754

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.

In Person Attendance Requirements
Students who are completing professional experience placements are not required to attend classes or scheduled synchronous sessions during the placement.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, independent study and 1 x 3-hour scheduled seminar per non-placement teaching week (approx. 6-9 weeks).

Students need to enroll in correct method in STAR. Please check your enrolment with a course advisor from student experience.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Time engaging in learning activities is expected to total a combined equivalent of 8-10 hours per week.

This includes engagement with materials, responses to tasks, regular forum posting and responding to others, scheduled synchronous online discussions and independent study during non-placement teaching weeks (approx. 6-9 weeks).

It is highly recommended that you attend scheduled synchronous discussions in CloudDeakin throughout the trimester.

Note:

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

Content

This unit focuses on the practices of being a secondary English teacher, approaches to teaching different elements of the English curriculum and issues in the teaching of language/ English curriculum. The course focuses on how to develop students’ skills in speaking, listening, reading, viewing and writing in the middle years of compulsory education, looking forward to the teaching of English at senior levels. Attention will also be given to lesson planning, English curricular models, teaching literature/cultural studies in both print and non-print forms and the analysis of language development theories.

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