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Unit of Study EDU00352 - English as an Additional Language/Dialect (2019)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Advanced

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate detailed knowledge of the relationship between language and culture, and the notion of multiculturalism as evident in the primary classroom
2 express a clear understanding of the theories of second language learning and strategies associated with teaching EAL/D students
3 discuss a range of oral language and written language pedagogical practices for teaching, assessing and evaluating students who are EAL/D
4 implement and evaluate EAL/D strategies for enhancing communication, and strategies for teaching vocabulary
5 design a unit of work, developed within a cultural context, that focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing for an identified EAL/D learner.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate detailed knowledge of the relationship between language and culture, and the notion of multiculturalism as evident in the primary classroom
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. express a clear understanding of the theories of second language learning and strategies associated with teaching EAL/D students
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. discuss a range of oral language and written language pedagogical practices for teaching, assessing and evaluating students who are EAL/D
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. implement and evaluate EAL/D strategies for enhancing communication, and strategies for teaching vocabulary
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. design a unit of work, developed within a cultural context, that focus on listening, speaking, reading, and writing for an identified EAL/D learner.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.