EML441 Curriculum Method 1: English (8)

This subject will require students to engage with conceptualisations of the English curriculum and examinehow these are represented in mandated curriculum documents. This subject examines the wide-ranging nature of English curriculum content with due attention given to each of the three significant strands in English curriculum, namely language, literature and literacy, and also including multiliteracies and multimodal texts. Students will develop an understanding of the teaching strategies appropriate to the design, implementation and assessment of high quality English curriculum teaching and learning programs that cater for the needs of diverse learners.


Session 1 (30)
On Campus
Port Macquarie Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EML441. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Teacher Education

Incompatible Subjects


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to understand, analyse and evaluate principles, practices and models of pedagogy
  • be able to demonstrate lesson planning and teaching strategies
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge about teaching the range of modes employed in multimodal text design
  • be able to understand curriculum organisation and classroom management
  • be able to apply differentiated teaching strategies


This subject will cover the following topics:

  • EML441 Re-imagining English in secondary school
  • Changing English Changing Times
  • English Syllabuses
  • English Curriculum Issues
  • Planning for Quality English Teaching
  • Pedagogies of Teaching Reading
  • Pedagogies of Teaching Writing
  • Pedagogies of Teaching Visual Texts
  • Pedagogies of Multimodal Texts
  • Assessment in English
  • Inclusive Learning and Teaching in English


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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.