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Teaching English (7-10)
- TEACHING ENGLISH (7-10)
- Course Outline
- Course Structure
- Course Plans
|Title||Teaching English (7-10)|
|Study Level||Bachelor (Undergraduate)|
|Availability||Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
|Description||The recent move to elevate Year 7 into high school curriculum means that a lot of|
Primary teachers need an extra qualification to teach English in high school. They
need an understanding of the pedagogy/curriculum of English.
This course fulfils that need.
The Graduate Certificate in Education Teaching English (7 - 10) is designed for
qualified teachers who are interested in upskilling in this area.
|Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings||Enrolment in the Graduate Certificate in Education (C1153)
English competence in accordance with Murdoch University graduate English language requirements.
|Major Learning Outcomes||1. Apply Year 7-10 English curriculum content described by the Western Australian
School and Curriculum Standards Authority (WASCSA) in constructing teaching
resources, pedagogical strategies and lesson plans.
2. Employ a range of teaching and assessment strategies, that includes ways of
providing appropriate feedback that caters for student diversity.
3. Communicate a range of different theoretical approaches from curriculum and
pedagogy that can be applied in practice.
4. Critique a range of resources for ongoing professional learning in the Year 7-10
English curriculum context through unit, resource creation and teaching
5. Evaluate and plan for own professional growth using reflective practice
|Internet Access Requirements||Murdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.|
EDN501 Teaching Literacy and Literature (7-10) - 3 points
EDN502 Teaching Language (7-10) - 3 points
EDN517 Learning: Multiple Perspectives, Policies and Practices - 6 points
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