Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Parkville, on campus
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment
|Prerequisites:||A sequence of English/Linguistics subjects equivalent to 25% of one year of undergraduate study|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| Teacher candidates may not enrol in Learning Areas: English 1 and 2 |
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorDr Larissa Mclean Davies
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject is offered to teacher candidates who are completing two other Learning Area Studies, but wish to have some generalist understanding of English teaching as a third LAS. The subject familiarises graduates with the key English curriculum policy statements and guidelines and how to plan and evaluate English lessons around these policies. The focus will be on the VELS Years 7-10, involving consideration of issues to do with teachers’ and students’ knowledge about language, approaches to writing and the teaching of literary and other texts, including young adult fiction, poetry, drama, film and the media. Four key themes will be fore-grounded across these various issues: the use of Information and Communication Technologies; the importance of knowledge about language (KAL); the ongoing evaluation of teaching resources and strategies; and the ongoing development of a personal philosophy of English teaching.|
|Objectives:||By the completion of the subject, teacher candidates will |
There are 2 assessment tasks:
|Prescribed Texts:||Grammar and Meaning: an introduction for teachers’ Louise Droga and Sally Humphrey, Target Texts, 2003|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
Master of Teaching (Secondary) |
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
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