This unit will support you to gain the theoretical understandings, skills and methodologies to provide learning and teaching experiences within the Languages domain. You will be required to develop a comprehensive and coherent base of theoretical understandings upon which to base future learning and teaching experiences, which will suit the diverse contexts in which Languages teaching may occur. You will begin to explore and apply to practice contemporary language teaching theories, methodologies, principles and practices as expressed in the ACARA Curriculum: Languages. Current issues in Language teaching will be critiqued to develop the learners professional understanding of being a Language educator.
This is the first of two sequential language (Languages / TESOL) teaching methodology units for Master of Teaching students.
|Unit name||Languages Teaching Methodologies|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor John Kertesz|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- analyse, interpret and justify languages education in diverse contexts and to a variety of audiences.
- explore and apply knowledge of contemporary language learning and teaching pedagogic theories, methodologies, principles and practices to a languages context.
- critique relevant issues in languages teaching to promote continuous improvement in knowledge and skills.
- justify and express knowledge and understanding of the professional role and responsibilities of languages educators in the workplace.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
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4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Assignment (60%)|Reflection (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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