TEACHING ENGLISH

EDU2TE

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the developmental nature of languageand literacy beyond the early years and develops understanding of the tensions surrounding the assessment of literacy. Students develop a practical knowledge of curriculum programs and assessment practices for each level of schooling (early primary, middle years) including: innovations in language and literacy pedagogy e.g. multiliteracies.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1LL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsWeekly readings available online in LMSPrescribedN/AN/A
ReadingsLiteracies & Learners: Current perspectives (3rd Ed)RecommendedGreen, D & Campbell, R (Eds) (2006)AUSTRALIA: PEARSON EDUCATION
ReadingsLiteracy: reading, writing and children's literatureRecommendedWinch, G., Ross Johnson, R., March, P., Ljungdahl, L. and Holliday, M. (2011) (4th ed.)SOUTH MELBOURNE, OXFORD.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate effective use of theoretical frameworks to plan for literacy teaching across the curriculum.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

02. Demonstrate a practical command of a repertoire of programs, approaches and strategies that reflect current best English teaching, learning and assessment practice.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

03. Explain the complexity of the socio-political issues surrounding the definition and assessment of literacy.

Activities:
TBE
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Teaching Strategies - 3 teaching strategies30 01, 03
Literacy Block Planning40 01, 02
one 1.5 hour examination30 03

Mildura, 2015, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCindy Tassone

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"

Tutorial
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Teaching Strategies - 3 teaching strategies30 01, 03
Literacy Block Planning40 01, 02
one 1.5 hour examination30 03