Faculty of Education
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|Faculty||Faculty of Education|
|Offered||Clayton First semester 2013 (Evening)|
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Anna Filipi|
Knowledge and skills required to function as an effective TESOL teacher. Links between second language education theory and classroom practice. It includes a classroom component of 12 weekly sessions, including micro-teaching and focussed observation, and placement of 22 days in a language centre or other institutional setting. The placement will consist of a sequence of at least 3 days per week.
The principal learning objective of this unit is to develop the knowledge and skills of teachers of English to speakers of other languages. This may include the explicit:
Assessment 1: Professional development: a mini-lesson and a critical review of an approach to ESL teaching, and its underlying view of L2 acquisition, teaching and learning (4000 words): 50%, and
Assessment 2: Professional practice: successful completion of 22 day placement including (4000 word practicum folio): 50%
3 hours per week
Local accreditation only for students enrolled in PostgradDip (TESOL), MEd (TESOL) specialism programs, and NOT available to students enrolling in postgraduate TESOL (International) programs.
EDF6233 and at least 22 days teaching practice