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English in the Secondary School I - TEP423

This unit focuses on the contemporary role of the teaching of English in a secondary school context. Emphasis is given to the classroom application of current theories about literature, literacy and language learning. The Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards New South Wales syllabus documents (including Stage 6 documents K-10 syllabus) are examined in terms of outcomes, programming, assessment strategies and resources. The nature of student-centred learning in the English classroom is explored through a variety of approaches to lesson planning, resource development and critical reflection. Key issues considered include the writing process, speaking and listening, popular culture, visual texts, adolescent reading, and the integration of technology.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Mr Michael Stevenson

TEP388 Prerequisite Information



Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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