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Master of T.E.S.O.L. (Stream 150A) Coursework and Thesis A

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  • Objectives
    Students who have completed the Masters of TESOL course should be able to: * demonstrate a high level of competence in the management and teaching of English to speakers of other languages; * demonstrate a superior knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of TESOL; * have an understanding of the theory and practice of research in TESOL; * make effective use of the findings of educational writings and research in addressing TESOL-related professional problems; * have the depth of knowledge and understanding that will enable them to be a resource for colleagues in TESOL-related professional situations.
  • Academic Title
    Master of T.E.S.O.L. (Stream 150A) Coursework and Thesis A
  • Course description
    Students are required to undertake a combination of the following compulsory subjects (75 points) followed by a Thesis A (20,000 words) incorporating research methodology (75 points). 

    Compulsory subjects:

    Students choose either 483-830 OR 460-731

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    483-829  Language & Language Acquisition
    A study of the nature of the language learning task, including an analysis of spoken and written language, its acquisition and its use in bilingual and multilingual settings, together with an introduction to the implications of this for language teac...     Semester 1, Semester 2     25

    483-888  TESOL Methodology & Curriculum Design
    A study of the nature of the TESOL methodology and curriculum design and evaluation in both child and adult English language learning contexts. Topics include the socio-cultural context of TESOL, including educational, cultural, historical and interg...     Semester 1     12.50

    483-830  TESOL Prof Prac:Supervised Teaching
    Students undertake 22 days supervised teaching practice and observation in an appropriate TESOL setting. Teaching practice incorporates appropriate presentation and practice of the target language, both spoken and written; the design, implementation ...     Year Long     12.50

    460-731  TESOL Prof Prac:Supervised Teaching
    Students undertake 22 days supervised teaching practice and observation in an appropriate TESOL setting. Teaching practice incorporates appropriate presentation and practice of the target language, both spoken and written; the design, implementation ...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    483-603  Innovation & Change In Language Ed.
    A study of key directions and innovations in language and literacy policy and programming in Australia and internationally. Topics include: the evolution of language and literacy teaching programs in different contexts; current issues in language edu...     Semester 1     25

    Research methodology and thesis

    Subject     Semester     Credit Points

    460-682  Minor Thesis - Education CW (RM)
    No description available     Semester 1     25

    460-608  Minor Thesis - Education (CW)
    No description available     Semester 1, Semester 2     50

    460-609  Minor Thesis - Education (CW)
    No description available     Semester 1, Semester 2     25

    International students must replace the compulsory subject, 483-830 TESOL Professional Practice: Supervised Teaching, with 483-642 TESOL Professional Practice: Supervised Observation year long or 483-643 TESOL Professional Practice: Supervised Observation semester long, except where the Program Co-ordinator approves enrolment in 483-830 TESOL Professional Practice: Supervised Teaching.

    International students may also substitute 483-636 Teaching English in the International Context for the compulsory subject 483-603 Innovaton and Change in Language Education if they wish.

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