This topic provides a foundation of the application of the theoretical underpinnings of methodologies used in ESL teaching to the practice of teaching. It focuses on critical analysis of the adaptation of methodologies, and a reflective approach to the self-evaluation of practice. Critical analysis of theory, policy and application of these is explored and original and creative recommendations arising out of this exploration is examined, resulting in an original and creative approach to practice.
Students may have the option of completing a 10 hour practicum. Practicums and their assessment are to be organised in consultation with the topic coordinator.
This topic aims to: