AJ9404 Methodology of English Language Teaching 2B

Faculty of Education
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Světlana Hanušová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Chocholatá, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Světlana Hanušová, Ph.D.
Department of English Language and Literature – Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jana Popelková
Supplier department: Department of English Language and Literature – Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
AJ9404/Kombi01: Fri 17. 2. 12:00–13:50 učebna 57, Fri 3. 3. 12:00–13:50 učebna 57, Fri 17. 3. 12:00–13:50 učebna 57, J. Chocholatá
AJ9404/Kombi02: Fri 24. 2. 12:00–13:50 respirium (5. nadzemní podlaží), Fri 10. 3. 12:00–13:50 respirium (5. nadzemní podlaží), Fri 24. 3. 12:00–13:50 respirium (5. nadzemní podlaží), J. Chocholatá
AJ9404/Prez01: Thu 16:00–17:50 učebna 54, J. Chocholatá
Prerequisites
A2MK_DI1A, A2MK_DI1B, A2MK_DI2A
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 8 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Students will be able to: demonstrate understanding of the concept of continuous professional development; prepare a plan for their own professional development; share and evaluate their own teaching practices; reflect on their own teaching practices, including the form of collective reflection with other fellow students; design their own classroom research (action research).
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to make informed decisions in selecting positive aspects of different methods and approaches and create and justify their own eclectic approach to ELT in the 21st century post-methods era; will be able to decide on their own plan for continuing professional development; will be able to present the latest ideas and recommendations for CPD and share it with their peers; will be able to critically evaluate options for CPD.
Syllabus
  • 1. – 2. Continuing professional development of a foreign language teacher. The Framework of professional qualities of a teacher. 3. – 4. Models of professional development. Beginning and expert teacher: determinants of development. 5. – 6. Reflective teaching practice in ELT. The cycle of reflective pedagogical thinking. 7. – 8. Tandem teaching. Mentoring. 9. – 10. Classroom research I: Observations. 11. – 12. Classroom research II: Action research.
Literature
    required literature
  • BAILEY, Kathleen M., Andy CURTIS and David NUNAN. Pursuing professional development : the self as source. Boston: Heinle & Heinle, Thomson Learning, 2001, x, 277. ISBN 0838411304. info
    recommended literature
  • UR, Penny. A course in English language teaching. 2nd ed. New York: Cambridge University, 2012, x, 325. ISBN 9781107684676. info
  • BURTON, Diana and Steve BARTLETT. Practitioner research for teachers. 1st publ. London: Paul Chapman publishing, 2005, viii, 200. ISBN 0761944206. info
  • PÍŠOVÁ, Michaela, Světlana HANUŠOVÁ, Klára ULIČNÁ, Věra JANÍKOVÁ, Petr NAJVAR and František TŮMA. Učitel expert : jeho charakteristiky a determinanty profesního rozvoje (na pozadí výuky cizích jazyků). 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2013, 237 stran. ISBN 9788021066816. info
  • KORTHAGEN, F.A.J. a NUIJTEN, E. The Power of Reflection in Teacher Education and Professional Development Strategies for In-Depth Teacher Learning. London: Routledge, 2022. ISBN 9781032117706
Teaching methods
Major part of the in-class sessions is dedicated to discussions about different forms of professional development and ways of implementing them in students' teaching practice.
Assessment methods
Continuous assessment consists of active participation in discussions based on assigned readings, regular contributions to discussion forums and work with online texts. Students will deliver a short presentation on the topic of their choice (training, networking, resources) and prepare a plan for their own professional development.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: kombinované studium: výuka v blocích.
Teacher's information
https://moodlinka.ics.muni.cz/course/view.php?id=2248
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2024, Spring 2025.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2023, recent)
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