TEACHING ENGLISH

EDU2TE

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the developmental nature of language and 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 LMSPrescribedTBATBA
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:
Assessment Task 2
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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:
Assessment Task 3
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDebra Edwards

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1250 word)30 01, 03
Planning a structured literacy program (1250 word equivalent)40 01, 02
One 1.5 hour examination (1250 word equivalent)30 03
Grammar QuizThis task is a preparatory task for the literacy test to be completed prior to graduation. It is a Hurdle requirement, further details will be provided on the LMS

Mildura, 2017, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCindy Tassone

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay (1250 word)30 01, 03
Planning a structured literacy program (1250 word equivalent)40 01, 02
One 1.5 hour examination (1250 word equivalent)30 03
Grammar QuizThis task is a preparatory task for the literacy test to be completed prior to graduation. It is a Hurdle requirement, further details will be provided on the LMS