EDUC6590

Specialist Studies in English 2

10 Units

This course explores and critically analyses the principles and practices of teaching and learning senior English in New South Wales schools. Students will explore assessment and programming for Stage 6 English; course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for English; and current issues and trends related to the teaching of English in schools. Informed by the Stage 6 English Prescriptions, attention will also be given to the selection and teaching of appropriate fiction (including adolescent and young adult literature, poetry and drama) and non-literary (film, media and multimedia) texts.

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 English, using a range of strategies, technologies and resources;
  2. Interpret, analyse and discuss the course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for English;
  3. Interpret, analyse and discuss current issues and trends related to the teaching of English in schools; and
  4. Select appropriately prescribed fiction and volume (including adolescent and young adult literature, poetry and drama) and non-literary (film, media and multimedia) texts for Stage 6 English.
Content
  • Lesson planning, programming and assessment for Stage 6 English.
  • Course and assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate for English.
  • Current issues and trends related to the teaching of English in schools.
  • Strategies, technologies and resources for teaching and assessing Stage 6 English.
  • Stage 6 English prescriptions and approaches to selecting and teaching appropriate fiction (including adolescent and young adult literature, poetry and drama) and non-literary (film, media and multimedia) texts.
Assumed Knowledge EDUC6250
Assessment Items
  • Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Critical analysis of work samples
  • Project: Projects

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Online 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 EDUC65901
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