Teaching EAL/D students in secondary schools - EDST2022

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Education

Course Outline: School of Education

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 24 units of credit at Level 1

CSS Contribution Charge: 1* (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Education

This course introduces prospective teachers to key issues in the learning and teaching of students from language backgrounds other than English and indigenous students for whom English is an additional language or dialect within and across the full range of contexts and disciplines in the secondary school. The course looks at how the needs of EAL/D students are shaped and constrained by cognitive, interactional and societal factors, and explores a variety of pedagogical approaches to support and extend their linguistic, conceptual, cultural and learning how to learn knowledge and skills within an inclusive learning environment.
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