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Undergraduate | UNE-EDEE312 | 2024

English Teaching: Focus on Writing and Creating

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks

Start dates

  • 26 Feb 2024
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About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of research into how students learn to write and the implications for teaching (GTSD 1.2.1);
    2. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of language, literacy and texts (and their grammatical and visual features), relevant to teaching writing and creating in the Australian Curriculum: English and/or the NSW English K-10 Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum (GTSD 2.1.1);
    3. apply an understanding of assessment strategies, including informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative approaches, to assess student learning against curriculum achievement standards and/or syllabus outcomes for writing and creating (GTSD 5.1.1);
    4. demonstrate knowledge of teaching strategies for writing and creating that are responsive to the learning strengths and needs of students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, including strategies for teaching explicitly about the context, language features (paragraph, sentence, word levels) and multimodal features of texts (GTSD 1.3.1, 2.1.1);
    5. demonstrate knowledge of literacy and numeracy teaching strategies and their application in writing and creating texts in English and other learning areas (GTSD 2.1.1, 2.5.1); and
    6. design a learning and teaching sequence and lesson plan, using knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting, student learning, and effective strategies for teaching writing and representing in English (GTSD 2.3.1, 3.2.1).

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.


Students who commenced the Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education (Primary) in 2020 and 2021 are required to take this subject. To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements:
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.