ERIC Number: ED472798
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Certificates in English Language Literacies: A Resource Guide.
Adult Multicultural Education Services, Melbourne (Australia).; Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
This guide is intended to support teachers and practitioners implementing Australia's new beginner English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) curriculum Certificates in English Language Literacies in the adult community education sector. The guide is part of a professional development project that includes a series of metropolitan and rural workshops for teachers and practitioners. Five sections include the following: (1) "Background" (development of the curriculum, learner groups, and the Certificates in English Language Literacies and other accredited curricula); (2) "Structure of the Certificates in English Language Literacies" (the curriculum, features of the curriculum framework, linking learning outcomes to the conceptual framework for further education, and module features); (3)"Assessment and Course Administration" (approach to assessment, assessment guidelines, assessment activities, recording observations of achievement, recognition of achievement, and learner pathways); (4) "Course Planning" (course planning scenarios, themes and the curriculum domains, integrating the modules, planning for mixed ability groups, and mapping teaching, learning, and assessment activities into the curriculum framework); and (5) "Resources" (resources for teaching, learning, and assessment; resources for teacher reference; and online resources). (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for ESL Literacy Education.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Professional Development, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Student Evaluation
ARIS, Language Australia Ltd., GPO Box 372F, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Adult Multicultural Education Services, Melbourne (Australia).; Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia