AGG69 Teacher Education in ELT

Module code: AGG69

ECTS Credit Points: 22

Module Type: Optional


English & Greek

Module general description:

Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this module, students will be expected to be able to,
1. identify key concepts and models in teacher education training and development;
2. demonstrate a working understanding of the basic constituents of teacher education programmes (knowledge, skills, attitudes and awareness);
3. demonstrate an awareness of the foreign language teacher’s roles as analyst, teacher and user and the ways of improving teachers? language awareness;
4. demonstrate a working understanding of teacher observation techniques;
5. design and evaluate teacher training courses for pre-service and in-service teachers.

Subjects covered:
1. The content and process of teacher training courses
2. Language Development for teachers
3. Teacher education models
4. Teacher education principles in TESOL
5. Theory, practice, knowledge, skills, and reflective development in teacher education
6. Observation and evaluation in teacher education and training

Learning Material: The HOU publications can be viewed

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