English in Primary School

EDU70007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One semester

Contact hours

  • On-campus: 24 hours Face to face Swinburne online – Fully online

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1 Teaching Period 2

Dates:
8 Mar 21 - 6 Jun 21

Results:
29 Jun 21

Last self enrolment:
21 Mar 21

Census:
2 Apr 21

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Apr 21

Dates:
5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

Results:
26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

Census:
30 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
20 Aug 21

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

Results:
8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

Census:
3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21


Aims and objectives

This unit prepares pre-service teachers to plan, teach and assess English in the primary classroom. In this unit pre-service teachers gain knowledge of the principles, practices and curriculum context of teaching and learning English in the primary years of education. Key English concepts, such as language acquisition and the teaching of reading and writing, will be addressed.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Teach English, including language acquisition and literacy development.
2. Analyse pedagogical approaches in teaching and learning of English in the Primary classroom.
3. Generate plans of lessons/units of work that reflect relevant current curriculum documentation and contemporary pedagogical approaches including the use of ICT.
4. Analyse a range of assessment strategies and record keeping instruments within English in terms of their purpose, benefits, limitations and implementation constraints.
5. Evaluate principles and strategies for reporting student achievement within English.

Courses with unit

This unit replaces  EDU70005 English in the Primary Classroom
 
MA-TEAPRI2 Master of Teaching (Primary)
MA-TEAPRI3 Master of Teaching (Primary)