Curriculum and Instruction Senior Secondary: English
Learn how to teach English in upper secondary levels. Develop skills to last through your career - from planning to assessment strategies and report writing. Gain what’s needed to have a positive impact on students.
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- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- employ discipline knowledge, principles and concepts to evaluate and refine teaching programs to enhance student learning in Senior Secondary English
- analyse assessment data to provide feedback and inform learning and teaching in Senior Secondary English
- examine robust practices for the recording and reporting of student achievement in Senior Secondary English to educational stakeholders
- draw on contemporary research-based knowledge, evidence-based practices and understanding of Senior Secondary English curriculum to create learning plans to meet diverse needs of students.
- develop assessment strategies to monitor, measure and make consistent and comparable judgements of student learning in Senior Secondary English.
- Exploring all Senior School English Courses
- English and graduation attainment
- Senior Secondary English and struggling learners
- English assessment: Design, delivery and feedback; Moderation, feedback and reporting
- Literature and literary studies courses
- English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EALD) courses
- High-stakes university entry examination preparation
- School-based curriculum planning
- Senior School text production
- Professional development and finding work as an English teacher
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
This subject was previously known as: Curriculum and Instruction Upper Secondary: English
This subject is designed to prepare pre-service teachers to teach the Senior Secondary English curriculum. The focus of the subject is on curriculum planning, teaching strategies, assessment, reporting, the demonstration of positive impact on student learning and research relating to Senior Secondary English. The subject examines moderation, the provision of feedback and responding to individual student needs.
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- Senior Secondary Presentation (50%)
- Assessment Portfolio (50%)
Textbooks are not required.
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.