EML442 Curriculum Method 2: English (8)

This subject examines the wide-ranging nature of matriculation 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 Stage 6 English curriculum teaching and learning programs that cater for the needs of diverse learners. NSW curriculum documents are used as exemplars, however completion of this subject enables students to be accredited as secondary English teachers.

Subject Outlines
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Availability

Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Port Macquarie Campus
Online
Albury-Wodonga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EML442. 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

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Education

Assumed Knowledge
EML441
Incompatible Subjects

EML494

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to create their own pedagogical Position Statement on the teaching of secondary English;
  • be able to demonstrate professional knowledge;
  • be able to demonstrate an ability to select, analyse and evaluate literary texts and/or non-literary texts;
  • be able to demonstrate an ability to design and plan a two week Stage 6 unit program; and
  • be able to analyse, justify and critically reflect upon teaching and learning activities.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:

  • Reviewing the English curriculum landscape
  • Examining Stage 6 English
  • English Programming and Planning
  • Assessment and Reporting
  • Pedagogies of Teaching Texts
  • Reviewing literacy, numeracy and linguistic issues
  • Inclusive Learning and Teaching
  • Socio-cultural issues
  • Reviewing the K-12 Curriculum
  • Promoting Social Equity

Contact

Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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