Programming and Planning for Subject
The micro-credential explores the different methods through which English teachers can strategically plan and program classroom teaching and learning.
Through a 5 session series of lectures, interviews, workshops and assessments, participants will track trends in educational planning and consider the efficacy of various programming theories in their own English teaching context.
This micro-credential provides opportunities for participants to learn from other classroom practitioners and consider practical influences and constraints alongside theoretical frameworks. The micro-credential supports participants to develop working programs for individual classroom situations and supports teachers in their professional practice.
The micro-credential will be mapped against AITSL standards and is supported by a joint research project conducted by UWA English and Literary Studies and the WA English Teachers' Association.
Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, you'll receive:
- Two PD Points
- A Certificate of Achievement
- A UWA Plus Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials
- Delivery mode
- Online (timetabled)
- Course date
- 2 October - 6 October 2023
- Applications close
- 25 September 2023
- Total effort - 50 hours comprising:
- Classes 2hrs x 6
- Reading 2hrs x 6
- Lectures 1hrs (4x15min) x 6
- Weekly engagement (quiz and discussion forums) 1hr x 6
- Final Assessment 14hrs
- Academic lead
- Professor Tanya Dalziell
- $440 inc. GST
- Critical information summary
- ENGLM503 Programming and Planning for Subject
English [PDF 246KB]
What you'll learn
Participants will be able to:
Interpret educational frameworks produced in varied cultural and historical contexts with sensitivity to the pedagogical theories, curriculum significance, and disciplinary impact
Evaluate and make use of critical scholarship in the discipline of English Literary Studies and English Curriculum Studies
Clearly express ideas, examples and arguments in appropriate written and oral forms
Deploy skills of critical analysis and independent critical reasoning
Critically and positively reflect upon own professional practice
Evaluate established and new theories of learning and model best practice as a way to improve own performance
Why study this course?
The micro-credential is supported by the English Teachers Association of Western Australia and is informed by research from The Big Picture Project, a joint UWA/ETAWA project. This micro-credential is one in a series designed to support English teacher and is aligned with the AITSL standards.
Who should study this course?
- Secondary teachers looking to upskill their knowledge and experience of teaching English in the classroom
Recommended prior knowledge
- Recognised teaching degree
What's next after this course?
There is a suite of UWA Plus micro-credentials designed for teaching secondary English. Find all the options under 'Education' on the UWA Plus page. You may also be interested in finding out more about Humanities Postgraduate Courses or the Master of Education. If you have successfully completed UWA Plus micro-credentials to a total of 6 PD Points you may be eligible for credit when commencing one of these courses.