Language Curriculum Development (KCIL5623)


Preceding any successful formal teaching or learning situation is effective programming and planning determined by curriculum parameters. Language curriculum development involves more than just the content to be taught in any given teaching situation. It involves establishing goals and outcomes often defined by external organisations; performing ongoing needs analysis of learning and teaching situations; programming and planning against external and internal factors; designing programs that best address all factors; choosing and designing resources; and determining appropriate assessment and evaluation procedures. The goal of this unit is to examine these issues against authentic situations and apply knowledge gained towards developing effective language curriculum for quality teaching in Indigenous languages education contexts and across all key learning areas.

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Block Mode


situation and needs analysis (20%) and test (20%) and teaching program (40%) and assessing language competency (20%)

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Unit of study rules


18 credit points, including KCIL5613

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Available to students enrolled in block-mode courses only.

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