Curriculum at the Next Level(Ch.10 PPT)

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Ch. 10Curriculum at the Next Level Donley, K. M. : Ch. 10Curriculum at the Next Level Donley, K. M. Hyejin Hong EESL 614 04/29/09 Contents : Contents The context of the course Course planning and development The two-year process of implementation and revision Sample touchstone The Context of Level 5 : The Context of Level 5 TIE (Tutorium in Intensive English) ? Created in 1978 ? A midsize program (Level 4-Highest) (the Univ. of Illinois @ Chicago) ? Academic English (noncredit) ? Evening classes (20 hrs/week) ? Curriculum handbook ? Student-centered approach The Context of Level 5 : The Context of Level 5 TIE (Tutorium in Intensive English) ? Listening/Speaking, Reading/Writing (Grm./Vocab.) ? A level course specialist ? Ts’ collaboration, teamwork valued :Maintain Standards ? High level of T support :Predetermined resources ? More structured The Context of Level 5 : The Context of Level 5 Level 4 (Listening/ Speaking) ? Light themes in the textbook ? Final research project :15 min. presentation on current events ? Pronunciation & Grammar errors :  In the Reading/ Writing Class students work on Reading Composition Vocabulary Grammar Study skills Cultural awareness In the Listening/ Speaking Class students work on Listening Conversation Pronunciation Grammar Vocabulary Cultural awareness (http://www.uic.edu/depts/tie/classsched.html) The Design of Level 5 : The Design of Level 5 A. B. IEP Bridge course Home Institution TIE Level 5 Junior Colle. Interested in S Visa Only Professional jobs MBA degrees Univ. of Il @Chicago Under- graduate Grad. school Medical school Figure 1. Metriculation of a Typical IEP Course (A) and the Level 5 Course (B) (pp. 223) The Design of Level 5 : The Design of Level 5 Advanced Academic Skills (050) : English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced Language Applications (055) : Complement the AAS Content-based Instruction Advanced Academic Skills (050) : English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced Language Applications (055) : Complement the AAS Level 5 : Level 5 10 hrs./ week Advanced Language Application (055) - Prepare learners for Academia Professional World The U.S. Experience Through Exposure Slide 10: In Level 5, students work on many skills in each class. There is more focus on writing in Advanced Academic Skills and more focus on speaking in Advanced Language Applications. (http://www.uic.edu/depts/tie/classsched.html) Touchstones : Touchstones Anchor Ss in the culture of the U.S. Various language practice activities Flexible activities depending on Ss’ goals and the demands of the touchstone Foster an authentic seminar-style atmosphere (Class-project) Integrated-skills activity ? Relevant language use ? Touchstones : Touchstones Sustained-content language teaching ? Stroller & Grabe (1997) ? SIX T’s approach Themes Topics Texts Tasks Transitions Treads Learn about the content from multiple sources ( Deep topic discussion – summarization, analysis, comparison, evaluation, synthesis, disagreement) Sustained-content language teaching : Sustained-content language teaching Creates favorable environment for ? Improving academic skills ? Language strategies ? Overall fluency ? Knowledge of technical vocab. Difficult focusing on accuracy into the course Weekly Language Focus and Self-Evaluations : Weekly Language Focus and Self-Evaluations WLF Log ? A Weekly Language Focus day ? Ss identify weak points ?Work on each week for 2 hrs ?Keep a record & the results ? In class, discuss ways to practice skills ? Conference w/ Ss regularly Weekly Language Focus and Self-Evaluations : Weekly Language Focus and Self-Evaluations Self-Evaluations ? Three times during the semester ( At the beginning, middle, and end) ? Essay form : Ss’ language experience, goal, activities, and progress ?Independent Language Learning? Slide 16: Curriculum At the Tutorium in Intensive English, our methods and materials reflect current practice in second language teaching. Our adult students bring different educational and work experiences to our program, and we want them to develop their skills quickly and effectively. For this reason, we teach both language skills and language learning skills. In particular, we emphasize Meaningful communication Integration of skills Interaction among students Student responsibility for learning (http://www.uic.edu/depts/tie/classsched.html) Continuation of Course Design : Continuation of Course Design Two Concerns ? Definition of the Touchstone :How to differentiate touchstones from themes, How to identify the touchstones ? Possible overlap with the academic-style activities in both courses Collaboration & Constant Communication Clear Criteria Implementation of 055 : Implementation of 055 Table 1. Components of 055 in Its First Semester (pp. 228) Implementation of 055 : Implementation of 055 Failure ? Pretest: Impossible to use (Technical difficulties) ? Lack of clarity in class activities But Gathered the resources & Clarified the vision of the course Changes after the 1st Semester : Changes after the 1st Semester Touchstones Touchstone quizzes Idioms Literature discussions ? More grounded in the culture of the U.S. ? Felt Confident & Prepared for anything ? Grammar & Vocabulary -> More relaxed Changes after the 1st Semester : Changes after the 1st Semester As a preliminary language assessment ? Audiotape Ss 3 times during the semester ? Extensive written feedback ? Non-official assessment tool ? A list of challenging features for Ss : Pronunciation, Grammar, Communication Skills Semesters of 055 : Semesters of 055 The 2nd Semester of 055 ? Similar Ss’ language challenges (Predictable) ? Creating a new touchstone The 3rd Semester of 055 ? Much lower Ss’ proficiency ? Adjusting expectations ? Main focus: 12 Features in Grammar, Pronunciation, Communication skills ? A speech assessment tool ? Lack of Clear Standards for Written and Spoken language ? 1/3 failed, Lower TOEFL Semesters of 055 : Semesters of 055 The 4th Semester of TIE 055 ? Changes ? A writing instrument, Speech Profile, and A Course Packet ? A Percentage Rubric -> A Pass/Fail Checklist ? Two major categories : Academic/professional skills, Language skills What’s Important Is… : What’s Important Is… T’s belief and conviction! SAMPLE A: TOUCHSTONE INTERNET RESEARCH ACTIVITY (P. 236) : SAMPLE A: TOUCHSTONE INTERNET RESEARCH ACTIVITY (P. 236) 055 Touchstone Vietnam Era Selecting a Vietnam Video There have been many, many excellent videos about the Vietnam era. In this computer lab period, you will use Internet resources to discover information about different movies. Based on this information, we will explore the pros and cons of the different movies and choose one to watch later this week or next week. Also, be alert for information about the Vietnam era. You may learn about this touchstone simply by searching for information about movies. SAMPLE A: TOUCHSTONE INTERNET RESEARCH ACTIVITY (P. 236) : SAMPLE A: TOUCHSTONE INTERNET RESEARCH ACTIVITY (P. 236) Directions: With a partner, search for information about the movies in the list below using the recommended Web sites. Fill out the chart. Also, write down any facts or information you learn on the back of this paper. You don’t have to learn about every movie. Work together and talk together. No need to rush! SAMPLE A: TOUCHSTONE INTERNET RESEARCH ACTIVITY (P. 237) : SAMPLE A: TOUCHSTONE INTERNET RESEARCH ACTIVITY (P. 237) SAMPLE A: TOUCHSTONE INTERNET RESEARCH ACTIVITY (P. 237) : SAMPLE A: TOUCHSTONE INTERNET RESEARCH ACTIVITY (P. 237) Types of movies: A. about the Vietnam War (American perspective) B. about the Vietnam War (Vietnamese perspective) C. about the Vietnam War (Mixed perspective) D. about life in the U.S. during the Vietnam War E. about life in the U.S. after the Vietnam War Slide 29: Donley, K. M. Curriculum at the Next Level. In Snow, M.A., & Kamhi-Stein, L. (Eds.).(2006). Developing a new course for adult learners. Alexandra, VA: TESOL http://www.uic.edu/depts/tie/classsched.html

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