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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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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.
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|A study of key directions and innovations in language and literacy policy and programming in Australia and internationally. Topics include: the evolution of language and literacy teaching programs in different contexts; current issues in language education policy and planning; the interface between first and second language education; and the process involved in initiating and managing change in language and literacy education at a variety of levels, including professional development and institutional reform.
|A 2,000-word written paper comparing and critically evaluating different interpretations of the origins and development of a particular initiative in language and/or literacy policy or programming (30 per cent); and an in-depth investigation of the impact of a current innovation or change in language education on a particular aspect of a program, including recommendations for change, totaling 6,000 words (70 per cent).
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Doctor of Education
Master of Education (International Baccalaureate)
Master of Education (Stream 100A) Coursework and Thesis A
Master of Education (Stream 100B)Coursework
Master of Education (Stream 150) Major Thesis
Master of Education (Stream 150A) Coursework and Thesis A
Master of Education (Stream 150B) Coursework
Master of T.E.S.O.L. (Stream 100B) Coursework
Master of T.E.S.O.L.(Stream 100A)Coursework and Thesis A
Master of T.E.S.O.L.(Stream 150A) Coursework and Thesis A
Master of T.E.S.O.L.(Stream 150B)Coursework
Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies (TESOL)
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