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  • Objectives
    Students who have completed the Master of Education (Teaching Content through English) should be able to demonstrate: * an understanding of the pedagogical, linguistic, sociolinguistic, cultural and cognitive issues that impinge on the success of courses taught through a second or foreign language * understanding of the cross-cultural issues involved in teaching through English * knowledge of the general pedagogical principles and practice entailed in teaching through a second or foreign language, including such issues as an understanding of the role of the first language, code switching, and bilingual dialogue * ability to apply their understanding of the theoretical issues and the pedagogical principles to their teaching practice * a high level of competence in the practice of teaching their content subjects through English to students whose first language is other than English * familiarity with the different approaches that have been adopted to 'content language integrated teaching', the literature on this activity and the worldwide research that has been undertaken on it * ability to identify and evaluate successful classroom practice in CLIL, both their own and others' * understanding of the differences between the language of the everyday world and that of the world of the particular discipline (e.g., science, mathematics or technology) and how bridges may be built from the discipline-specific discipline to the everyday language * ability to identify the learning needs of students in CLIL programs * ability to support the language needs (cognitive, linguistic and affective) of students learning through a second or foreign language, to facilitate their comprehension and learning of the content, and to help students developing their language through a discipline also to develop their general proficiency and their ability to communicate outside of their discipline * ability to plan a syllabus and teaching program (for a discipline taught through English) situated within an understanding of the whole curriculum and to apply it to their own teaching context * familiarity with the available materials for the teaching of their discipline(s) through English and an ability to adapt materials to suit their students' needs * awareness of the management activities required to support the introduction of CLIL programs at any level of education but especially in schools * awareness of the social and political issues, including for management, related to multiple languages in educational institutions (in particular, the implications of the global role of English) * development of their ability to direct their own independent learning and their understanding of the range of approaches to research in this form of teaching
  • Academic Title
    Master Of Education (Teaching Content Through English)
  • Course description
    Subject     Semester     Credit Points
    460-684  Content Language Integrated Pedagogy
    This subject focuses on content language integrated pedagogy, in particular issues in the methodology of teaching in a second or foreign language, including such areas as setting goals and objectives; models of Content Language Integrated Learning pr...     Semester 2     12.50

    460-685  Linguistics and Sociolinguistics of CLIL
    This subject will review the linguistic and sociolinguistic issues involved in content-based programs including such issues as general vs specific purpose language, the language of the discipline (and the integral relationship between them) and of th...     Semester 2     12.50

    460-640  Discipline-Specific Pedagogy A     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    460-686  Discipline-Specific Pedagogy B     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    460-687  Materials Development and Review     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    460-688  Comparative Pedagogy     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    460-689  Review of CLIL, Teaching and Research     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    460-690  Curriculum and Syllabus Design in CLIL     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    460-691  Managing CLIL Programs     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

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