Curriculum and Instruction Lower Secondary: English
Explore teaching and learning practices to support and challenge a diverse student cohort. Focus on curriculum planning, teaching strategies, evaluation, resources, and having a positive impact on student learning
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- 29 Nov 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- establish critical and reflective practice in Lower Secondary English based on local, national and international research
- evaluate teaching strategies that support and enhance students’ literacy and numeracy development
- appraise a range of resources, including technologies, and make appropriate selections to inform Lower Secondary English teaching programs
- integrate knowledge of the needs of students from diverse backgrounds and across the full range of abilities to develop differentiated teaching and learning experiences that support and challenge all students in Lower Secondary English
- apply high-level discipline knowledge, principles and concepts to plan, deliver and evaluate teaching and learning experiences with demonstrated impact in Lower Secondary English.
- Lower Secondary English: Curriculum and pedagogy
- English-specific discipline knowledge: including new literacies, young adult literature, teaching through cross-curricula priorities
- Learning and teaching in the Lower Secondary English classroom
- Planning and assessment for Lower Secondary English
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Other requirements -
Access to Microsoft Office or a unit approved alternative, access to video creation and editing software.
This subject is designed to prepare pre-service Lower Secondary English teachers. Focus will be on curriculum planning, teaching strategies, evaluation, resources, the demonstration of positive impact on student learning and research relating to Lower Secondary English. Teaching and learning practices to support and challenge a diverse student cohort are explored.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.
- Lower Secondary English annotated resource list and reflection (50%)
- Lower Secondary English teaching and learning program (50%)
Current study term: 28 Nov 21 to 27 Feb 22
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