Pre-requisites

A. Minor study in English (literature or literary studies ) OR
B. Minor Study in Writing, English Language Studies or Linguistics, TOGETHER WITH a part in English (literature or literary studies ) as per VIT Specialist Area Guidelines

ED920.506 Developmental Learning and Pedagogy
ED921.506 Ecology and Management of Learning Environments

Co-requisites

ED923.506 Information Communications Technology and Design
ED924.506 Learners, Educators and Social Contexts

Learning Outcomes

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

Unit Description

This unit covers the English learning area of State and National Curriculum Years 7-10. The unit engages with current knowledge and understanding about best practice and about the various needs of students in the middle years, applying these to the English discipline. This incorporates various strategies and features for developing effective lessons and assessments (both formative and summative) to engage and progress a diverse range of students in English. Understanding of how to meaningfully integrate ICT for English processes and for enhancing learning experiences will be cultivated. Pre-service teachers will engage in providing grading and feedback on various assessment tasks in line with content knowledge of the discipline, proficient teaching, and current research in order to maximise effectiveness and quality of student learning in the learning area. Pre-service teachers will foster a critical understanding from a Christian perspective of the various frameworks that have driven and shaped the teaching of English.

Topics

Teaching Strategies


Unit offerings

Independent/Flexible: Semester 1, 2020

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.