TEAL787-18C (NET)

Special Topic

15 Points

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Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education
Te Hononga Curriculum and Pedagogy

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Paper Description

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The paper gives participants opportunities to develop their understandings of research-supported principles underlying the teaching and learning of English as an Additional Language (EAL), and to reflect on the integration of theory and practice in the design of learning tasks and resources.

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Paper Structure

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Please see below (Timetable).
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Articulate principles guiding their language teaching practice with reference to the knowledge gained during the paper.
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  • Apply knowledge gained from resources, materials and tasks as they observe classroom practice.
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  • Evaluate Ministry of Education resources in the light of their own understanding(s) of theoretical principles.
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  • Collate an E-Portfolio of reflections and evaluated resources.
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Assessment

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There are three compulsory assessment items, detailed below. You will also be graded on online participation over the course of the paper (worth 10%).

Please note that the dates provided in the table for submission refer to final, collated copies of each assessment item. It is expected that you will submit initial copies throughout the course of the paper, following the schedules provided for each item.

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Reflections on inquiry topics - 20%
21 Jun 2018
4:00 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Evaluated online resources - 40%
2 Nov 2018
4:00 PM
40
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. E-Portfolio - 30%
2 Nov 2018
4:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Online participation - 10%
2 Nov 2018
4:00 PM
10
  • Other:
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Please see the Readings List and Moodle.

As this paper takes a self-directed approach, it is expected that participants will be active in searching for further literature independently.

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Other Resources

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ESOL Online website

Other resources will be provided in Moodle

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Online Support

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Moodle
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Workload

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150 hours
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