Issues in English Education 1

Module code: ED7136

Module co-ordinator:
to be confirmed

In this module you will explore your own teaching and examine some of the challenges facing teachers of English in different settings and across the entire age range.

Topics covered

  • Speaking and listening
  • Dialogic teaching
  • Performance
  • Phonics
  • Teachers as readers and writers

Learning

  • Several taught days across the year (dates TBC)
  • Self-directed study
  • Blackboard, the University’s virtual learning environment

Assessment

  • Reflective writing piece in which you identify the relevant issues in your own practice
  • Critical evaluation of an academic article and an activity involving the use of new technology in English teaching
  • Presentation
  • Project report on a case study or mini action research project