Courses & Units

Advanced English Studies in Secondary and Senior Secondary School EMT610

Hobart

Note:

Minimum enrolment number of 12 apply to this offering. Should enrolments not reach the minimum number required for on-campus study, students may be transferred to the on-line offering and advised of this change before semester commences.

Introduction

This unit is designed to help you further develop your knowledge and skills for the teaching of English. With a focus on secondary and senior secondary curriculum, this unit covers an examination of curriculum goals and content, text selection, program sequencing, and teaching strategies. You will develop knowledge of the sophisticated nature of senior secondary English studies and knowledge of the pedagogical practices needed for the implementation of major aspects of English content in your classroom. Special emphasis is placed on the pedagogical content knowledge teachers require for effective planning and teaching subject English. This unit is both theoretical and practical in nature.

Summary

Unit name Advanced English Studies in Secondary and Senior Secondary School
Unit code EMT610
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Ms Belinda Hopwood
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate understanding of best practice in teaching English.
  • Critique resources and strategies appropriate to teaching secondary English.
  • Create a selection of resources and strategies appropriate for classroom use.
  • Apply sophisticated knowledge of curriculum content and classroom teaching.
  • Identify factors that influence student development in English.
  • Communicate using appropriate academic and information literacy skills.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
070105 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • 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
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

EMT510

Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (10%)|Assignment (50%)|Assignment (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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