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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 practical skills and knowledge required for teaching in a NSW English school department. NESA, NSW Education Standards Authority, syllabus documents for Stages 4 and 5 are examined in relation to outcomes, programming, assessment strategies and resources. The nature of student-centred learning in the English classroom is explored through a variety of approaches. Key issues considered include: skills development, the writing process, popular culture, visual texts, adolescent reading, and the pedagogical integration of technology.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Ms Janet Dutton

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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