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ENGLISH. OBSERVATION AND PRACTICE

CÓDIGO DEL CURSO: 19-0003

INSTRUCTORS:

María Tabuenca, Javier Fernández Molina y Dolores Miralles Alberola, Dpto. de Innovación y Formación Didáctica, Universidad de Alicante.

Lorraine Joanna Kerslake Young. Dpto. de Filología Inglesa. Universidad de Alicante.

DESIGNED FOR:

This course is part of the itinerari of formation of the Program of Formation for the Education in English-I3CE (ProF-tEAchIng-I3CE) of the University of Alicante

REQUERIMENTS:

Participants must have at least an upper intermediate level of proficiency (B2) in the English language, having priority those that have done the Prof-teaching Course 1. Digital and linguistic tools for EMI teacher and Course 2. English Medium-Instruction (EMI): Reflections, Awareness and Practice (RAP)

OBJECTIVES:

  1. To reflect on one’s own teaching methods and strategies in teaching EMI classes through self-assessment and peer assesment.
  2. To demonstrate fluency of English in a specific content subject and a B2-C1 Level of general English.
  3. To be able to enquire about students’ learning difficulties and help solve them in EMI courses.
  4. To achieve content course learning objectives in EMI courses
  5. To be able to volunteer to teach EMI courses in a specific area.
  6. To demonstrate written fluency of the Language for course programs.

CONTENTS:

  • Phase 1
    • Designing and writing course programs. The language for stating: objectives, competences, methodology, contents and assessment.
    • Activity: Students review one of their course programmes.
  • Phase 2
    • Peer observation of teaching: attendance to two lectures given by two different professors in the field of speciality from the respective faculties. Mentors.
    • Activity: Online reflection on the observation (guided questions and open observation).
  • Phase 3
    • Observation, feedback and assessment. In small groups, each participant delivers a 20 minute mini-lecture/presentation in their own field of speciality. This activity must be planned in advance and visual aids may be used. After the lecture, the participant may be asked questions. The lecture is video-taped, rubrics are used for assessment and feedback is given.
    • A previously organised calendar of dates will be made available for this activity.

Session Plan

METHODOLOGY:

This workshop, which will be held in English, will make use of varying class dynamics (i.e. pair work, group work, interactive lectures, and tasks). Participants are expected to be actively involved and to put the learned communication strategies into practice. 

EVALUATION:

Active participation during, at least, 80% of class time, active participation on the online module and the completion of the required assignments/activities.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Duración: 20 horas (13,5 presenciales y 6,5 no presenciales).

Modalidad: mixto.

Número de plazas: 20, otorgadas por riguroso orden de entrada del formulario de inscripción online habilitado en esta página dentro de cada uno de los colectivos a los que prioritariamente vayan dirigidos los cursos y el Plan de Igualdad de la UA.

Lengua vehicular: inglés.

Plazo de inscripción: del 21, a partir de las 9.30 horas, al 27 de enero.


 

Fechas, horario y lugar de realización:

ADMITTED STUDENTS:

El ICE comunicará a través de correo electrónico a todas las personas inscritas a partir del 28 de enero la admisión o no en el curso que hayan solicitado.


Aquellas personas que, en caso de no asistir al curso, no lo comuniquen a la Secretaría del ICE antes de que comience, no podrán participar en ningún curso organizado por este Instituto en el año en curso.

 

 

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