EDUC5461 Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Curriculum I
- 6 points
|Not available in 2018||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit gives an overview of Languages Other Than English (LOTE) in secondary school curriculum; the principles of, and developments in, language teaching and learning; the development of micro and macro skills in listening and speaking; and the use of teaching aids, text evaluation, student assessment, lesson planning and teaching strategies.
- Students are able to (1) display an awareness of the developmental needs and interests of adolescent learners in the target language; (2) compose a personal philosophy for teaching and learning in the target language which synthesises and critiques competing orientations and theoretical frameworks of the subject; (3) demonstrate a repertoire of teaching and learning strategies relevant to the secondary target language curriculum; (4) demonstrate a deep understanding of the current target language curriculum; (5) demonstrate sound specialist content knowledge; (6) plan and evaluate student-centred instructional sequences (lesson plans and programs) for effective and engaging learning; (7) outline theoretical positions on language, literacy and numeracy learning and enact these in planning; (8) evaluate and develop instructional resources for the target language including information and communication technology (ICT) and other educational technologies; (9) understand effective assessment practice in the target language through the planning of assessment tasks; (10) demonstrate an awareness of diverse student-learning needs through the planning of differentiated learning and the selection of differentiated resources; (11) communicate effectively and professionally (in writing, orally and non-verbally) with peers, University staff and other professionals; (12) demonstrate a high standard of professional conduct, including appropriate self-management, when engaging with peers, school and University staff and other professionals; (13) reflect on and evaluate personal and professional development in order to promote continual learning; and (14) display research and ICT skills.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) preparation of a sequence of lesson plans; (2) a learning program; and (3) professional conduct. Further information is available in the unit outline.
To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite standard(s) for the preparation of a sequence of lesson plans, a learning program, and professional conduct components of the unit, as specified in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Gemma Contos
- Unit rules
- enrolment in one of the following: Graduate Diploma in Education
Master of Teaching (Secondary)
- Advisable prior study:
- at least two Level 1 and two Level 2 units in one of the language subjects taught in schools including Japanese, French, German, Indonesian, Chinese and Italian
- Contact hours
- 30 hours
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.