This unit of study is the first of three curriculum methodology units designed to equip you to teach secondary English and develop your professional identity as a high school English teacher. This unit will introduce you to the theories and principles of teaching and learning in subject English, raise your awareness of the debates and issues relevant to teaching English, and develop your understanding of the New South Wales English K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
1x3-hr seminar/wk for 8 wks, 1x1-hr lecture/wk for 8 wks, 1x4-hr school visit for 1 wk
tutorial contribution (10%), 2000wd research tasks (30%), and 4000wd professional development portfolio (60%)
72 credit points, including 12 Senior credit points from (Australian Literature, or English)