Subject: Curriculum Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Education
Department: Curriculum Studies


This course presents as overview of the stages of learning an additional language and proficiency levels required to succeed with curriculum outcomes. Several reference scales used for monitoring and assessing language progress will be examined. Students will study current research and approaches to EAL initial assessment and ongoing assessment. Vulnerability factors that affect the progress of linguistically and culturally diverse learners at school will also be addressed.

Restrictions: Course only open to students completing the Post-Degree Certificate in English as an Additional Language.
Prerequisite(s): ECUR 291.3, ECUR 391.3, ECUR 393.3, and ECUR 415.3.

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