At the end of the course module you will have attained|
- knowledge and skills in the following key points for CLIL:
- knowledge of Dutch policy toward TTO education and you will be able to put this in an international perspective
- Elements required for teaching in CLIL:
- Select resources to support learning
- Adapt and sequence resources, teaching and learning activities
- Support & Stimulate learner’s understanding
- Support learners’ active participation and production
- Support learners’ progress
- Evaluate CLIL teaching and learning
- knowledge and understanding of the role of English departments at Dutch TTO schools.
Additionally, by the end of the course you will have acquired the following academic skills:
- Finding relevant scientific literature;
- Critical analysis of scientific, policy and popular texts on Content and Language integrating Learning;
- Peer evaluation and feedback
To enable students to exhibit competences a set of take home assignments has to submitted. The evaluation in this course consists of these four assignments, each contributing to the final mark. To have the course marked as completed in Osiris, each assignment needs to be assessed satisfactory (grade ≥ 5.5). Satisfactory contribution plus presentation of the final assignment during the sessions is a condition for the assessment tasks to be assessed.
The Content and Integrated Language module of Uteach aims to prepare the student teachers (both subject teachers and teachers of English) to teach and function professionally and effectively at schools for ‘Tweetalig Onderwijs’ in the Netherlands.
The course focuses both on theories related to teaching your subject through English and various models how to achieve this. You learn about how learners learn languages and how you can facilitate this in your subject lessons. How is teaching biology or history through English different from teaching it in the learners' first language? Which skills do you need to develop to facilitate learning of both your subject and English? How can you give feedback to learners on both content and language?
In the course you will design, practise at your school and evaluate learning actitivies related to CLIL.
Moreover, will you gain insight into the specifics of the Dutch TTO situation.
In the course the following formats will be used:
Blended learning, Workshop, Individual assignments (designing and executing lesson, Group assignments, Presentations, Peer Evaluation and feedback, Editorial Review, Online Interaction, Self Study.
Before each workshop session chapter or articles need to be studied and or observation tasks need to be carried out.