This unit will address teaching approaches, resources and materials, and assessment and evaluation as well as considering the challenges and issues in 21st century TEAL education. The scope of the unit includes the development of your ability to work with students, in a range of settings, on their key investigative, communication and TEAL skills and understandings.
The unit connects and supports you to articulate and reflect on important questions by investigating personal, school-based, theoretical and socio-cultural explanations of experiences in educational settings, including the principles underpinning the creation safe and secure classroom environments.
|1.||Analyse and articulate the underlying principles of the second language curriculum and assessment practices;|
|2.||Appraise and reflect on key theoretical and practical issues and debates around contemporary TEAL curriculum design and assessment;|
|3.||Design, trial and assess a second language learning program for a specific audience and context; and|
|4.||Analyse culture of teaching and learning.|
|Exercise||Develop a profile for EAL learner for a particular setting (500 words)||20%|
|Presentation||Presentation and discussion about principles and practices of temporary EAL teaching.||30%|
|Assignment||Design an English as an Additional Language learning program (1500 words)||50%|
Where to next?
As part of a course
You can choose to study this unit as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to structure your course to include this unit.
Study a single unit
This unit can be studied on its own, without enrolling in a full degree. Learn more about single units of study at VU.
VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.