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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5199

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
150484

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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)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)

Course aim

To enable students to critique different approaches and strategies in teaching English as an additional language or dialect (EALD) and develop skills in designing pedagogical practices that are socially and culturally responsive to particular TESOL circumstances.

Course content

Students will learn the complexity in TESOL settings, factors affecting ESOL and TESOL, learning resources, teacher responsibility and agency in TESOL, principles and criteria for critiquing, adapting and designing learning activities, resources and assessment practices, principles of learning and teaching English as an additional language or dialect, setting up interactive learning, including the use of ICTs, relationships among communicative, genre-based, task-based, discourse and intercultural approaches; connections with other areas of learning (in educational institutions or the workplace).

Textbook(s)

Derewianka, B. 2011, A new grammar companion for teachers., Primary English Teaching Association

Harmer, J 2015, The practice of English language teaching, 5th ed, Pearson/Longman, Harlow, England

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 3 hours x 8 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External (Online learning activities) 3 hours x 8 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 2000 words 45% N/A
Project 2500 words 55% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Essay 2000 words 45% N/A
Project 2500 words 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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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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