EDUC6343

Specialist Studies in Languages 2

10 Units

This course deepens students’ knowledge of the principles and practices of teaching and learning Languages Other Than English (LOTE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) in secondary schools. Students will explore lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula; course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for LOTE and ESL English; and issues and trends in teaching languages in schools. Specific attention will be given to the importance of cultural awareness in language teaching, and current developments and research into the teaching and learning of first, second and subsequent languages.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Develop and evaluate lesson plans, programs and assessment tasks for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.
  2. Synthesise and generate a range of strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula
  3. Interpret, analyse and discuss the course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.
  4. Discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of Stage 6 languages in schools.
  5. Interpret, analyse and discuss current developments and research into the teaching and learning of first, second and subsequent languages.
  6. Interpret, analyse and discuss the importance of cultural awareness in language teaching.
Content
  • Principles and practices of teaching and learning Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English in New South Wales schools.
  • Lesson planning and programming for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 LOTE and ESL English curricula.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of languages in schools.
  • Current developments and research into the teaching and learning of first, second and subsequent languages.
  • The importance of cultural awareness in language teaching
Assumed Knowledge EDUC6243
Assessment Items
  • Proposal / Plan: Unit Plan
  • Project: Project

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for EDUC63431
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