Pre-requisites

ES510.306 Primary English

Co-requisites

None.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

The unit will build on the unit ES510.306 Primary English and focus on developing expert content knowledge in English language, literature and literacy, as well as pedagogical content knowledge and the integration of these for developing highly effective teaching strategies relevant to teaching English.

The unit will also develop understanding of a number of areas impacting the development of literacy in schools through the English discipline and across curriculum areas, including the development and efficacy of school-wide literacy programs, issues in the field of Children’s Literature, and how teachers and students use technology to improve literacy proficiencies.

The unit will explore how these understandings along with engagement with educational theory can be used in the development of strategies for effective classroom teaching to improve literacy proficiencies through the English discipline as well as across all curriculum areas.

The unit will also cover assessment and data-analysis for identifying the learning needs of students, including those with additional needs and gifted students, and current developments for advancing their learning in English.

Topics

Teaching Strategies


Unit offerings

Face to face:
Face to face: Semester 2, 2019; Semester 2, 2020, and Semester 2, 2021

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.