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Co-Major (2020)

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English Minor Teaching Area

Title English Minor Teaching Area
Organisational Unit Education
Special requirements Enrolment in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Teaching (BEd (Sec)) (B1368).
Excluded Majors
Excluded Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch 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.
Description As a result of undertaking this co-major area of study students will develop a comprehensive and coherent body of knowledge and skills. Learning outcomes access an understanding of principles and concepts for the professional practice as a teacher of Year 7-10 English.
Exclused Majors: MJ-ENGS - English Major Teaching Area (BEd(Sec)
Recommended Majors
Recommended Minors


Co-Major Structure - 21 credit points

Required Units - 21 credit points

EGL123 Texting I: Introduction to Literature, Writing and Performance - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

EGL124 Texting II: Introduction to Literature, Writing and Performance - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

EGL235 Australian Literature and Film - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

EGL244 Shakespeare and His Contemporaries: Page and Stage - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

EGL246 Digital Humanities: Reading and Writing in the Online World - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

EDN372 Teaching English - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

EDN472 Teaching Senior Secondary English - 3 points
MURDOCH: AU7-internal, AU7-external

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