013232 English Teaching Methods 16cp
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 013411 English Teaching Methods 1 AND 028271 English Teaching Methods 1
This subject explores the skills and understandings required to be an effective secondary English teacher and how English teaching and curriculum in years 7 to 12 can be organised and managed for effective learning. The subject informs professional experience by combining theory with practice to provide teacher-education students with the skills and understanding required to begin to teach English in a secondary school. The subject includes study of the NSW secondary English syllabuses and an overview of the Australian Curriculum; an overview of current issues in education and the education sectors; an introduction to lesson planning, approaches to learning and teaching; ICT and resources for the English classroom; and different forms and functions of practical work and its role in learning and teaching English. This subject is a prerequisite for the other English Teaching Methods subjects and Professional Experience subjects.
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