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EDCR334 English and TESOL

Individualising instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners. Examining the principles underpinning the learning needs of TESOL students and designing effective programmes to address their abilities.

Paper title English and TESOL
Paper code EDCR334
Subject Education
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Full Year (On campus)
Full Year (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $912.00
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EDCR 234
Limited to
Primary Education Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) students only.

Andrea Robertson -

Teaching staff

Belinda Haig and Andrea Robertson (Dunedin)

Julie Mynes (Invercargill)


Required Texts:  these will be provided on e-Reserve

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Information literacy.
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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this paper, students will be able to:

  1. Design, plan and critically evaluate inclusive programmes in English that cater for the identified abilities of all children  (including those who have English as a second or  additional language) and linking, where appropriate, to aspects of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori
  2. Select, justify, and make effective use of a range of appropriate diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies
  3. Adapt, use and evaluate a range of teaching approaches and resources to support learning of English as a second or additional language in literacy contexts
  4. Articulate a philosophy of teaching and learning based on curriculum statements, learning theory, relevant research, professional experience experiences and personal belief
  5. Demonstrate reflective teaching in English
  6. Critically examine the efficacy of the New Zealand Curriculum in English and current resourcing for TESOL in relation to international educational trends and research
  7. Display a high level of personal and professional literacy and ICT proficiency

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Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 13:00-14:50 28-33

Other Teaching

Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 09:00-15:50 41
Wednesday 09:00-15:50 41
Thursday 09:00-15:50 41


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Thursday 08:00-09:50 9-14, 16-21
A2 Thursday 08:00-09:50 9-14, 16-21
A3 Monday 13:00-14:50 9-14, 16-21
A4 Thursday 13:00-14:50 9-14, 16-21

Full Year

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 09:00-10:20 28-32
Tuesday 11:00-12:20 9-14, 16, 18-22
Thursday 13:30-14:50 9-14, 16-22