ΑGG53 Course design, implementation and evaluation in English language teaching


Module code: AGG53

ECTS Credit Points: 22

Module Type: Compulsory


Year:
1st

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Module general description:

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this module, students will be expected to be able to:
1. describe existing curricula, syllabi, courses and identify their main features and underlying principles and develop criteria for evaluating them;
2. design/adapt/revise courses for various teaching contexts on the basis of student needs and features of their teaching context;
3. demonstrate a working awareness of the evolution of language curriculum and course design and of the factors which influence them;
4. identify a ‘coherent communicative’ curriculum / syllabus;
5. Appreciate determine/evaluate the importance of the educational context and other factors in managing curriculum change;
6. demonstrate a working awareness of the importance of evaluation for curriculum development and the introduction of curriculum change / innovation;
7. discuss the development of skills for evaluation of curricula and materials;
8. portray an understanding of the role of the teacher in the curriculum / course design process
9. identify the need for the development of a critical stance towards existing pre-set curricula and attempts for innovation.


Subjects covered:
1. Learners' needs
2. Selection and adaptation of learning materials
3. Aims and objectives
4. Evaluation and marking

Learning Material: The HOU publications can be viewed
here.

Teaching Method: Distance education with five Contact Sessions held at weekends during the academic year

Evaluation: Completion of four written assignments during the academic year, the average grade of which constitute a 30 percent of each student's grade, if a pass is obtained in the final or repetitive examination. Final exam grades constitute a 70 percent of the students' final course grade. More information is available
here.