The Teaching of German as a Foreign Language (starting from the academic year 2018-2019)

Description

General Information

The postgraduate programme entitled “The Teaching of German as a Foreign Language” is a contemporary programme of studies which offers both educators and graduates, wishing to broaden their scientific horizon, the possibility of acquiring specialized knowledge and skills regarding the theory and practice of teaching German as a foreign language, based on the latest research literature and responding to the needs of the labor market. It introduces students to research methodology, techniques of academic essay writing language acquisition/learning theories, teaching/pedagogical principles involved in foreign language teaching, language activities, student competences and course development and assessment in German as a foreign language. The main purpose of the programme is to provide specialized knowledge regarding “The Teaching of German as a Foreign Language”, following the requirements of educational science and responding to the needs of the teaching market in Greece and internationally. It is part of the School of Humanities of the Hellenic Open University. It is structured around six-month modules and has a total duration of four semesters of study. More specifically, it requires the completion of six modules and the submission of a postgraduate dissertation.

 

Aim

The main purpose of the programme is to provide specialized knowledge regarding "The Teaching of German as a Foreign Language", following the requirements of educational science and responding to the needs of the labour market in Greece and internationally.

Programme ECTS credits: 120

Classification according to ISCED-2011 of Unesco:

Based on the level of Education: 7  

Based on the field of Education: 14 Teaching training & Education Science

Classification according to ISCED-2013 of Unesco:

Based on the field of Education: 0114-Teacher training with subject specialization

 

Course Structure

1st Semester: 30 ECTS

GER10    Research methodology and techniques of academic essay writing    (C¹, 15 ECTS)

GER11    Teaching/pedagogical principles of the teaching process    (C, 15 ECTS)

 

2nd Semester: 30 ECTS

GER12    Approaches to language acquisition/learning and grammar models    (C, 15 ECTS)

GER13    Language activities    (C, 15 ECTS)

 

3rd Semester: 30 ECTS

GER20    Student competences            (C, 15 ECTS)

GER21    Course development and assessment            (C, 15 ECTS)

 

4th Semester: 30 ECTS

GERDE    Postgraduate dissertation    (C, 30 ECTS)

 

Notes

C¹: Compulsory

 

Contact

Course Director: Chrissou Mariow

Registry 
Τel.: 2610 367315 - Fax: 2610 367110, 2610 367650 - E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Call Centre for General Inquiries 
Τel.: 2610 367300, Fax: 2610 367110, 2610 367650, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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