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Methodology and Language Teaching - EDPJ5013

Year - 2018

This unit provides an introduction to language teaching methodology. It covers the principles for teaching English as a second and foreign language. It looks at both theoretical and practical issues, but has a particularly practical focus. The unit will focus on key aspects of classroom language teaching practice and students will have the opportunity to practice these and to reflect on their own and other's practice. Students will be encouraged to think critically and creatively about which aspects of classroom teaching practice might or might not be appropriate to apply in their teaching contexts. The unit aims to assist students in becoming reflective practitioners. The unit includes a mini-teaching practice and students are expected to be able to give feedback about their own and others' teaching.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Assessment
1x15 minute teaching practice (10%), 1x2000wd lesson plan (40%) and 1x3000wd development of teaching materials assignment (50%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Marie Stevenson
HECS Band: 1
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