NJ_M720 Research in Foreign Language Didactics

Faculty of Education
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 2 for the colloquium). Recommended Type of Completion: z (credit). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Miroslav Janík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Věra Janíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PhDr. Věra Janíková, Ph.D.
Department of German Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Helena Rytířová
Supplier department: Department of German Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Timetable of Seminar Groups
NJ_M720/Kombi01: Fri 14. 2. 12:00–13:50 učebna 63, Fri 28. 2. 12:00–13:50 učebna 63, Fri 27. 3. 12:00–13:50 učebna 63, M. Janík
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 23 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
• Acquisition of systematic knowledge of methods of foreign language learning and teaching research in the school and out-school context (with regard to language and education policy);
• the ability to apply the acquired knowledge to the choice of research methods in the subject and design of their own empirical study within the bachelor thesis or master thesis
Learning outcomes
The student:
• has an overview of methods of research on learning and teaching foreign languages;
• understand the relationship between the research problem and its theoretical anchor, between research methods and tools; • is able to anchor theoretical knowledge in the context of his / her didactic research;
• can plan a research project.
Syllabus
  • 1. specifics of foreign language learning and teaching research;
    2. Structure of the scientific work;
    3. Selection of theoretical backgrounds, their operationalization; "state of the art";
    4. Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches;
    5. Implementation of own research
Literature
    required literature
  • Forschungsmethoden in der Fremdsprachendidaktik :ein handbuch. Edited by Daniela Caspari - Friederike Klippel - Michael Legutke - Karen Schramm. Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto, 2016. viii, 476. ISBN 9783823368397. info
  • Fremdsprachenlernen erforschen: sprachspezifisch oder sprachenübergreifend? : Arbeitspapiere der 28. Frühjahrskonferenz zur Erforschung des Fremdsprachenunterrichts. Edited by Karl-Richard Bausch. Tubingen: Gunter Narr, 2008. 228 s. ISBN 9783823364245. info
    recommended literature
  • Handbuch Fremdsprachenunterricht. Edited by Karl-Richard Bausch - Hans-Jürgen Krumm - Eva Burwitz-Melzer - Grit M. 6., völlig überarbeitete u. Tübingen: A. Francke Verlag, 2016. xxi, 692. ISBN 9783825286552. info
  • Fremdsprachenunterricht empirisch erforschen : Grundlagen - Methoden - Anwendung. Edited by Sabine Doff. Tübingen: Narr, 2012. 325 s. ISBN 9783823367215. info
  • Erforschung des Lehrens und Lernens fremder Sprachen: Forschungsethik, Forschungsmethodik und Politik : Arbeitspapiere der 31. Frühjahrskonferenz zur Erforschung des Fremdsprachenunterrichts. Edited by Karl-Richard Bausch. Tübingen: Narr, 2011. 252 s. ISBN 9783823366775. info
  • Mehrsprachigkeit im Fokus : Arbeitspapiere der 24. Frühjahrskonferenz zur Erforschung des Fremdsprachenunterrichts. Edited by Karl-Richard Bausch - Frank G. Königs - Hans-Jürgen Krumm. Tübingen: G. Narr, 2004. 254 s. ISBN 382336104X. info
  • Handbuch Fremdsprachenunterricht. Edited by Karl-Richard Bausch - Herbert Christ - Hans-Jürgen Krumm. 4., vollständig neu bearbei. Basel: Francke Verlag, 2003. xviii, 655. ISBN 3825280438. info
Teaching methods
class discussion, reading_professional literature, project
Assessment methods
Design of a research project and its presentation
Language of instruction
German
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 6 hodin v kombinované formě.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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