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EDX2170 English Curriculum and Pedagogy in Middle Primary

Short Description: English Middle Primary
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070100 - Teacher Education
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 April 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDX1170 or EHE1100 and Students must be enrolled in the following Program: BEDU (Primary) or BEDU (Primary + Special Education) or BEDU (Special Education) or BEDU (HPE Primary) or BEDU (SHPE Primary)

Synopsis

This is the second in a suite of three English courses undertaken by all primary pre-service teachers. It examines current theories and issues in English and literacies education and the implications for curriculum and pedagogy. By studying a variety of approaches to the teaching of reading and writing and the use of children's literature, pre-service teachers develop a flexible and balanced repertoire of practices. This course addresses the macro and micro-elements of English curriculum planning and emphasises meaning-making through the explicit teaching of reading and writing.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online