Person responsible: Johanna Vanhatapio (FM)
ECTS Credits: 5 ECTS credits / 135 hours of work
Language of instruction: English
Learning outcomes: Upon completion the students will be able to display familiarity with the current approaches to the theory and practice of language learning and teaching. The students will also be able to work collaboratively and in teams face to face and online to reach a shared goal in the field of language education.
Contents: The course is organised according to a problem-based process focusing on specific issues and questions of language learning and teaching. The work will involve small-scale projects or some other type of collaborative study online and in class.
Mode of delivery: Workshops; collaborative work in the course environment online
Learning activities and teaching methods: Variable learning activities and teaching methods, e.g. study groups and small projects in distributed teams.
Recommended optional programme components: The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.
Recommended or required reading: Selected readings to be agreed with the teacher
Assessment methods and criteria: Students are assessed on the basis of active participation as agreed at the beginning of the course. The assessment criteria are available in the course workspace online.
Grading: The course utilises a numerical grading scale (1–5). In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.
Other information: The course is compulsory in the Intermediate Studies of English Philology.