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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5164

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
150392

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To understand programming and planning in English in the middle years and the place of English in an integrated middle schooling curriculum.

Course content

Students will further explore the Australian curriculum framework for English and its use in programming and planning for the middle years. Students will reflect criticality on developed programs and evaluate how it can support diverse groups of learners, including learners from non-English speaking backgrounds, and learners with English literacy difficulties. The students will continue to read, view and review texts and increase the range of classroom activities and teaching strategies.

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 edition, Primary English Teachers Association, Marrickville

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 5163 English for Secondary Teaching 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 3 hours x 9 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
Essay 1500 words 30% N/A
Critical Analysis of Topic 1500 words 30% N/A
Presentation N/A 40% 30 minutes

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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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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