About this course

What are the sub-skills involved when secondary school students engage in writing activities?

Do you know how to use the process, product and genre-based approaches in your writing lessons? How could you provide effective feedback to your students on their written work?

Find out the answers to these and much more in our new 10-hour comprehensive module.

Level: Specialist Module - Secondary Award

In this module, you will cover the following topics:

  • Developing Writers: The Writing Process
  • Process, Product and Genre: Instructional Approaches
  • Facing the Blank Page: What to do before you write
  • Growing Writers through formative feedback
  • Motivating Writers: Portfolios, Magazines and more

By the end of this module you will have:

  • gained an understanding of the importance of the writing process for student learning
  • examined the process, product and genre approaches to instruction, and appreciated key differences between teaching writing and editing writing
  • explored a range of ideas for building student knowledge and ideas to support their writing
  • participated in model lessons and practised techniques for explicitly teaching writing skills
  • considered ways of providing effective formative feedback to students on their writing, including peer, self and teacher feedback
  • practised a range of techniques for publishing students’ writing to increase motivation

Where is this course taught?

Calendar and pricing

Ready to begin your journey as an English language teacher?

Date Day Time Fee (Incl GST) Remark
18 Oct - 15 Nov Fri 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. S$600.00 -