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This subject is not offered in 2008.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment
|Prerequisites:||150 points of study in the Master of Teaching (Primary) stream Special requirement: Teacher candidates will undertake a total 22 days in a TESOL setting to meet VIT requirements for a specialist ESL teaching qualification.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||Teacher Candidates will examine TESOL methodology, curriculum design and evaluation. Topics include the sociocultural context of TESOL, including educational, cultural, historical and inter-group issues; different approaches to TESOL learning and teaching, needs analysis, curriculum design, the planning and evaluation of units of work, strategies, techniques and resources for learning and teaching speaking, listening, reading and writing; assessment and reporting; the design, implementation and evaluation of TESOL programs, including bilingual programs; and the role of the ESOL teacher in the wider educational community.|
|Assessment:||There will be 2 assessment tasks: Analytical assignment (equivalent to 2000 words) due mid semester, (50%) An essay (2000words) due end of semester due (50%) There will be 1 hurdle requirement: 10 days of TESOL practicum|
|Prescribed Texts:||Collection of readings Gibbons, P. (2002). Scaffolding language scaffolding learning: Teaching second language learners in the mainstream classroom. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann.|
|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 be able to : |
On completion of this subject teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
Master of Teaching (Primary) |
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