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LIN5003 Syllabus Design and Materials Writing

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Educ


This course introduces students to the core principles of syllabus design and looks at a number of frameworks for the development of language teaching/learning material. The course will look at the inter-relationships between theories of language, theories of learning, the aims of syllabi and the social and personal contexts of student learning. It will also examine a number of different frameworks within which syllabus design is embedded and which determine the ways materials might be developed. Students will also be introduced to issues in language assessment as a way of evaluating the effectiveness of a course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 3, 2014 Online