EDF6228 - Developing materials for content-based teaching in languages
12 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Education
Leader(s): Dr M M Gearon
Not offered in 2009
This unit focuses on how content can be taught through a foreign or second language. Examples of successful models of content-based teaching will be presented.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to understand the process of language acquisition through content-based teaching; examine and reflect upon the implementation of a content-based approach in their particular education setting; devise language strategies (verbal and non-verbal) for teaching subject matter content in their particular language; design and trial at least one content-based series of lessons for one of their classes.
Reflective journal 25%
Designing content-based materials 40%
Critical review or Annoted bibliography 35%
3-hour seminar and 12 hours individual study and library time per week