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The Poetry of Wilfred Owen Online Course

  • Course Code: IEPT0002
  • Facilitator: Emily Bosco
  • Start Date: 24th April, 2017
  • End Date: 16th June, 2017                                                                    
  • Format: Online                                                                                     
  • Accredited Career Stage Level: Proficient Teacher NSW 
  • QTC Accredited Hours: 16
  • TQI Accredited Hours: TBC
  • Cost: $450 (GST inclusive)

This course runs from week 1 of Term 2 until week 8 of Term 2 (NSW school term dates). 


Course Description

This course has been designed for Stage 6 English teachers who have HSC Standard English classes studying the prescribed poems of Wilfred Owen, or for those English teachers teaching the poetry of Wilfred Owen to other year groups. Over 8 weeks teachers will explore how to make a close study of Wilfred Owen’s poetry an accessible and enjoyable experience for students. The modules in the course are designed to assist teachers in three key ways:

1.    Promoting student engagement with the prescribed poems
2.    Pushing for depth in student thinking
3.    Programming and assessment
 

Target Audience

This course is for English teachers who are interested in learning a different approach to teaching the poetry of Wilfred Owen in the secondary English classroom. It is a course of particular relevance to teachers with classes undertaking a study of the prescribed poems of Wilfred Owen for Module B of HSC Standard English. The strategies suggested can be implemented in the classroom as teachers progress through the course.

Working Online

This course takes place in the Into English online learning environment. Once you have successfully registered, you will be added into our system and you will receive your login details. The course begins on the advertised start date, and a new module will be unlocked for you each week. There are no set times where you will have to be online for webinars or live conferences. Rather, you will have access to specific course materials in each module, and are required to complete a relevant practical activity, before reporting back to the group online. 

Each module requires 2 hours to complete. 

Modules

Module 1: Course Outline and Getting Started

An overview of the course, expectations, and getting set up in the online learning environment. 

Module 2: The Next War and Anthem for Doomed Youth

In this module, participants will learn strategies for conducting a close analysis of these poems, along with a variety of engaging individual and collaborative classroom activities.

Module 3: Dulce et Decorum Est

In this module, participants will learn strategies for conducting a close analysis of this poem, along with a variety of engaging individual and collaborative classroom activities.

Module 4: Insensibility

In this module, participants will learn strategies for conducting a close analysis of this poem, along with a variety of engaging individual and collaborative classroom activities.

Module 5: Futility

In this module, participants will learn strategies for conducting a close analysis of this poem, along with a variety of engaging individual and collaborative classroom activities.

Module 6: Strange Meeting

In this module, participants will learn strategies for conducting a close analysis of this poem, along with a variety of engaging individual and collaborative classroom activities.

Module 7: Approaches for Connecting the Poems Together

A variety of activities focusing on different approaches students can use to form meaningful connections between the poems in the collection will be considered and tested in this module.

Module 8: Programming

Ways of organising and sequencing learning activities to promote depth of student thinking, and to best prepare students for formal assessment will be considered, developed, and shared in this module.

Course Materials

The cost of registration includes the following course materials:

  • The Poetry of Wilfred Owen Student Book by Emily Bosco

Participants will receive these materials by the course commencement date.

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Completing the Poetry of Wilfred Owen Online Course will contribute 16 hours of NESA registered PD addressing Standard 2 and Standard 3 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher accreditation in NSW.

Online Registration

To register for this course, please complete the online form below, or download the registration form to fax to us. 

Registrations close Friday 21st April, 2017. 


The Poetry of Wilfred Owen Online Course Registration Form

Name *
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Your course materials will be sent to the address you provide here.
If you have a NSWIT Number, please enter it below. Otherwise type 'N/A'
Please select your payment and invoice method. Once payment has been finalised, you will be sent an email inviting you to join the online learning environment for this course.

What happens next?

  • Your enrollment information will be sent to us once you click the ‘submit’ button.
  • A confirmation of registration email will be sent to you.
  • An invoice will be emailed to you or your accounts department.
  • In the week prior to the course commencement date, you will be sent an email inviting you to join the online learning environment for this course.

*Please note: payment of course fees is required before you are granted access to the online learning environment. To ensure online access by the course commencement date, please ensure that your invoice is paid by the due date.

** For multiple registrations from one school, please register each teacher separately using the above form

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