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Albright, James; Knezevic, Lisa – English in Australia, 2017
Teachers of subject English across Australia have been involved in a wide range of professional learning experiences to support implementation of the "Australian Curriculum: English" since its introduction in 2010. This article investigates the professional learning experienced by a small number of primary school teachers in two Catholic…
Descriptors: English Curriculum, English Instruction, Catholic Schools, Learning Experience
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Goodwyn, Andrew – English in Australia, 2017
The Personal Growth (PG) model, as outlined by John Dixon in 1967, is unquestionably still recognisable to English teachers, remaining aligned to their philosophy of teaching English. This article traces a key aspect of the history of Personal Growth and explores present continuities traceable to Dartmouth in 1966, in suggesting an invigorated…
Descriptors: Models, Individual Development, English Instruction, Educational Philosophy
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Driver, Duncan – English in Australia, 2017
This essay seeks to recognise the value in a literature-focused model of the discipline of English, using I.A. Richards, C.K. Ogden and the American New Critics as models of critics who placed the text, and the reader's relationship with the text, at the centre of any study of literature, arguing that this relationship is analogous to that which…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Critical Literacy, Aesthetics, Poetry
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Sommer, Paul – English in Australia, 2017
The 2016 "Garth Boomer Address" considers the teaching of film. It challenges the orthodoxy that calls for a predominantly visual analysis, arguing that editing, sound and a fresh look at the script are equally important. This invites an understanding of characterisation and narrative in terms of the creation of "wholes" and…
Descriptors: Film Study, Production Techniques, Movement Education, Classroom Techniques
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Merga, Margaret – English in Australia, 2017
International findings indicate that there is a gap in the literacy performance of school-aged males and females, which has led to a focus on how to address this issue. Research suggests that an individual's literacy outcomes can be improved by regular recreational book reading, and therefore increasing frequency of engagement in this practice is…
Descriptors: Males, Nonfiction, Educational Practices, Preferences
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Hastie, David – English in Australia, 2017
Australian Protestant schools have often been depicted as sites that restrict knowledge. This paper presents the findings of a 2010-2013 field study of 137 teachers, exploring the nature and extent of Protestant School English teacher self-censorship when excluding and selecting texts to teach. In both survey and interview data, I find that the…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Academic Freedom, Censorship, Protestants
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Manuel, Jacqueline; Brock, Sophia; Brock, Amelia – English in Australia, 2017
This special issue of "English in Australia" invited the wife (Jacqueline Manuel) and daughters (Sophia and Amelia Brock) of Paul Brock, who served fifty years as an educator, to provide this reflective piece on his influence as a leader in education, a writer, a teacher, a scholar, a mentor, and an advocate for medical research and…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Recognition (Achievement), Profiles, Relevance (Education)
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Moon, Brian – English in Australia, 2017
Looking back now on the contribution of Annette Patterson, to whom this issue of "English in Australia" is dedicated, Brian Moon states that, "he is reminded not only of her intelligence and her capacity for independent thought and inquiry, but also of her courage in questioning some powerful orthodoxies in English education."…
Descriptors: Reader Response, Recognition (Achievement), Change Agents, English Teachers
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Mellor, Bronwyn – English in Australia, 2017
In this special issue of "English in Australia" dedicated to Annette Patterson, Bronwyn Mellor reflects on this "gentle dissenter". Annette Patterson published articles, book chapters, and school textbooks in Australia, the USA, and the UK. Her incisive intellect and commitment to education probably meant that she was not ever…
Descriptors: Dissent, Educational Research, English Curriculum, Change Agents
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Green, Bill – English in Australia, 2017
The installation of the new Australian Curriculum offers rich possibilities for rethinking English in Australia, and beyond. This paper proposes that rhetoric is usefully drawn into this work of reconceptualisation, as strategically an organising principle for English curriculum theory and practice. It reviews existing work on rhetoric and…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, English Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment
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Cheung, Kelly; O'Sullivan, Kerry-Ann – English in Australia, 2017
Manga and anime may no longer be the "new kids" in wider media culture but they are relatively new texts for study in the secondary English classroom. Manga and anime support teachers in their work towards inclusive classroom practices and build multimodal literacies but the cartoony face of the medium belies a depth of analysis required…
Descriptors: Cartoons, English Instruction, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Quality
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Allan, Cherie – English in Australia, 2017
Is digital fiction worthy of serious consideration as a literary text and does it have a place in the English classroom, particularly in light of the establishment of a stand-alone Literature subject as part of the Years 11-12 English program in the Australian Curriculum? To answer these questions this paper briefly looks at the development and…
Descriptors: Fiction, English Curriculum, Definitions, Electronic Learning
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Chang, Heejin; Windsor, Angela; Helwig, Lindsay – English in Australia, 2017
The aim of this study is to investigate the reasons that English for Academic Purposes (EAP) students in the Open Access College at the University of Southern Queensland give to explain their success in a course of study. It will examine how students' internal and external attributions change while studying EAP. The data has been gathered through…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Attribution Theory, Success, Student Surveys
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Ireland, Jill; O'Sullivan, Kerry-Ann; Duchesne, Susan – English in Australia, 2017
This paper examines the relationship between the literary theories underpinning an English syllabus and teachers' personal epistemologies and pedagogical beliefs. The study discussed here used semi-structured interviews and an online survey to investigate 50 New South Wales teachers' views of the theoretical basis of a senior English syllabus that…
Descriptors: English Instruction, English Teachers, Course Descriptions, Correlation
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McGraw, Amanda; Mason, Mary – English in Australia, 2017
The teaching of reading provokes heated discussion, particularly when the reputations of governments and institutions rest on what students do and achieve. This paper focuses on the first two years of a three year project where the researchers worked in communities of practice with secondary school English teachers in state, Catholic and…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, English Instruction, Catholic Schools, Private Schools
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