ED5510 - Teaching ESL to Indigenous Students
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
This subject reviews the theories and practices of teaching English as a Second Language
to Indigenous students. It deals with the specific educational needs of Indigenous
students in urban, rural and remote contexts. It includes reference to issues involving
second language learning; oral language development; the development of reading, writing
and multiliteracies; the use of appropriate assessment; the development of community
partnerships and culturally inclusive curricula. Current policy initiatives in literacy
education will also be critically evaluated with reference to Indigenous contexts.
- critically evaluates current policy initiatives in literacy education with reference
to Indigenous contexts;
- demonstrates effective teaching and assessment of English literacy and the development
- demonstrates effective teaching and assessment of English oral language;
- identifies issues related to the teaching of ESL in Indigenous contexts;
- identifies the value of developing community partnerships and culturally inclusive
curricula for Indigenous contexts.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2015
||<Person not found>
||Miss Juanita Sellwood.
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||language stories via discussion board (20%); assignment: sequence of language tasks (40%); assignment: esl practice an dpolicy - critical reflection (40%).
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