Unit description

Builds on TCH10174 - Curriculum Specialisation: English I. Students learn about syllabus requirements, the development of a unit of work, the development of detailed lesson plans and the selection of appropriate assessment strategies. There is also an opportunity to reflect critically on contemporary perspectives and issues in the teaching of English in secondary schools. The focus in this unit is on the Years 11-12 classroom.

Unit content

1. Knowledge of English Stages 6
2. Knowledge of pedagogy in relation to teaching English
3. Knowledge of curriculum requirements for teaching English

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • This is the same text which was prescribed for the pre-requisite unit, TCH10174: Gannon, S, Howie, M & Sawyer, W, 2009, Charged with meaning: Re-viewing English, 3rd edn, Phoenix, Putney, NSW. ISBN: 978 1 921586 18 7.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Online

Teaching method
Structured online learning self paced (self paced)
Tutorial online 2 hours (4 weeks)
Assessment
Journal40%
Unit of Work60%
Short TasksSR
Notice

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Fee information

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