Postgraduate Course: The TESOL Curriculum (EDUA11028)
|Moray House School of Education
|College of Humanities and Social Science
|Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area
|Other subject area
|Taught in Gaelic?
|This module requires participants to examine some of the underlying assumptions which help to understand what happens in the classroom. The module aims to raise awareness and develop understanding of key concepts in the area of curriculum development in the area of TESOL, and to foster critical discussion of these concepts in relation to actual teaching contexts with which participants are familiar. It is anticipated that the module will enable participants to relate subsequent TESOL modules to a broad educational framework.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
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Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|By the end of this module participants will:
1. Have an understanding of key concepts in the area of educational curriculum development with particular reference to TESOL;
2. Be able to relate these concepts to actual teaching learning contexts in TESOL;
3 Have read and reflected critically on a number of key texts in this area;
4 Be able to relate subsequent TESOL modules to a theoretical educational framework;
5 Be able to follow on-going research dialogue on curriculum development issues for TESOL, and the wider field of education and training, and be able to evaluate critically relevance of this for familiar contexts.
|The assignment will be in the form of one essay [4,000 words]. The first part of the essay will be related to a teaching context briefly accounting for characteristics of the Language Teaching Curriculum. The second part will involve a more in-depth critical discussion of a chosen aspect of curriculum theory and practice.
The mark awarded for this essay will be the total score for this course.
|Mrs Yvonne Foley
|Mrs Moira Ross
Tel: (0131 6)51 6206