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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5165

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
150367

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

To extend students’ knowledge and understanding of texts for English, and provide the opportunity to extend their skills in specific aspects of the English curriculum and frameworks.

Course content

Students will advance their knowledge of the English curriculum by reviewing the needs and assessment of learners in secondary schools, particularly in the responses to and creation of texts (written, visual aural, ICT). The students will develop and assess learners' oral skills, writing in the various genres and forms (prose, poetry, drama, magazines) within the Australian curriculum framework.

Textbook(s)

McDonald, L & Walsh, M N 2013, A literature companion for teachers , 1st edition, Primary English Teaching Association Australia , Marrickville Metro, NSW

Derewianka, B 2011, A new grammar companion for teachers , 2nd ed, Primary English Teachers Association , Marrickville Metro, NSW

Lemov, D, Driggs, C & Wollway, E 2016, Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction , 1st edition, Jossey-Bass , San Francisco

Lemov, D N 2015, Teach Like a Champion 2.0: 62 Techniques that Put Students on the Path, 2nd edition, Jossey-Bass , San Francisco

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EDUC 5164 English for Secondary Teaching 2

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 3 hours x 6 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Essay 2000 words 40% N/A
Journal 1500 words equivalent 30% N/A
Presentation N/A 30% 20 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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