EDF6202 - Establishing, maintaining and evaluating an immersion program
12 points, SCA Band 0, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Education
Leader: Dr M Gearon
Not offered in 2008
Principles and theories of curriculum and syllabus design with a direct impact on the production of bilingual/immersion programs. Skills for producing an effective bilingual program and strategies for maintaining and evaluating it. Determining which curriculum areas are most appropriately taught through students' second/foreign language at particular stages in their language development.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to identify the characteristics of a bilingual/ immersion program for their particular educational context; design an evaluation program for their bilingual/immersion program; identify and plan for the learning needs and styles of students in an on-going bilingual/immersion program; begin to design a bilingual/immersion program for their educational context in a range of subject areas across a number of consecutive year levels.
Evaluation proposal (2500 words): 30%
3 hours per week