Teaching English

EDU30063 12.5 Credit Points

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

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

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

Results:
7 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

Census:
31 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

Dates:
2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

Results:
7 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

Census:
31 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3 Teaching Period 3

Dates:
2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

Results:
2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

Census:
27 Nov 20

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Dec 20

Dates:
2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

Results:
2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

Census:
27 Nov 20

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Dec 20


Prerequisites

EDU20001 - Developing Literacy
AND
EDU30015 - Curriculum and Pedagogy for Primary: Practicum 3P OR EDU30003 - Curriculum, Planning & Assessment for Infants: Practicum 3E
AND
237.50 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-EDUPRI1 - Bachelor of Education (Primary) OR 237.50 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-EDUPRI - Bachelor of Education (Primary) OR 237.50 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-EDECP - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary) OR 237.50 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-EDECPS - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Aims and objectives

This unit familiarises pre-service teachers with English in the Primary Classroom. Students will consider the planning, teaching and assessing all aspects that comprise the relevant National and/or State or Territory English Curriculum – reading, writing, speaking and listening (including phonemic awareness) – and relate this to the relevant National and International standards for English. The concept of multiple literacies will also be embedded into all aspects of this unit, highlighting its presence in 21st Century learning. In addition, this unit offers a “Primary Specialisation” stream enabling students to develop additional depth of understanding in terms; expert content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge and highly effective classroom teaching.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Plan and evaluate English lessons and units using the structure and content of the relevant National and/or State or Territory Curriculum including multi-literacies.
2. Examine the development of English concepts throughout the primary years of schooling and relate it to the content of the National and/or State or Territory Curriculum.
3. Investigate and plan pedagogical approaches to Literacy in the primary years for diverse learners.
4. Develop appropriate and inclusive methods and structures for the planning and assessment of English.
5. Compare and critically evaluate the benefits and limitations of various forms of assessment and reporting in English.

Courses with unit

BA-EDECP / BA-EDECPS (SOL) Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)
BA-EDUPRI/EDUPRI1 Bachelor of Education (Primary)
BA-EDU Bachelor of Education