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3.02.191 Seminar: S Making Learning Visible in the EFL Classroom - Details
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General information

Course number 3.02.191
Semester Sommersemester 2019
Current number of participants 30
maximum number of participants 36
Home institute Institute of English and American Studies
Courses type Seminar in category Teaching
First date Mon , 01.04.2019 08:00 - 10:00, Room: A14 1-112
Lehrsprache englisch


Finding the right balance between input and independence, Evidence-based learning and teaching, The competence-based approach, Differentiation in the EFL classroom, Assessment of and for learning, Standardised tests vs. achievement tests, Task-based language learning I, Task-based language learning II, Putting it into practice: textbook analysis, Tasks in the digital age, John Hattie revisited - the teacher`s perspective, Analysing teaching and learning materials, Klausur, Results and reflection

Course location / Course dates

A14 1-112 Monday: 08:00 - 10:00, weekly (from 01/04/19) (12x)

Module assignments


On successful completion of this module, students should

  • be familiar with current research in the field of evidence-based teaching, especially John Hattie`s Visible Learning and Visible Learning for Teachers
-be able to explain the difference between competence-based teaching as opposed to instructive approaches
-be familiar with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and be able to explain its significance and the impact it has had on language teaching

-know and be able to analyze syllabuses and curricula aimed at different age and ability groups
-be able to develop and evaluate lesson plans relying on the task-based approach but also on “classical” ways of lesson planning (PPP)

  • be able to critically consider a variety of assessment methods suitable for classroom use
-be able to plan for differentiation in accordance with the syllabus
-be able to comment on “real-life” case studies of individuals and groups of language learners thus practicing their diagnostic skills

-make informed decisions on methods, seating, use of media etc. in light of current research-be aware of the way culture shapes attitudes towards (language) -learning and teaching and develop realistic goals for intercultural skills and communication, both in the classroom and beyond

Participants are expected to:

-provide commentaries on topics discussed in class
-pass a written exam (“Klausur”) at the end of the semester

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "ang619 Aufbau FD Language".
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  • This setting is active from 11.03.2019 06:00 to 31.05.2019 23:59
    At least one of these conditions are required for enrollment:
    • Degree is Master of Education (Grundschule)
    • Subject is Anglistik
    • Subject is Englisch
    • Subject is English Studies
    • Degree is Anpassungslehrgang
  • Enrollment possible from 11.03.2019, 06:00 to 31.05.2019, 23:00.
  • It is allowed to enroll to max. 1 courses in this admission.
  • A defined number of seats will be assigned to these courses.
    The seats in these courses will be assigned at 15.03.2019, 08:30. Addional seats may be added to a wait list.
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