Semester: Sommersemester 2017

3.02.192 S Making Learning Visible in the EFL Classroom


  • Montag: 08:00 - 10:00, wöchentlich


On successful completion of this module, students should

  • be familiar with current research in the field of evidence-based teaching, especially John Hattie`s Visible Learning and Visible Learning for Teachers
-be able to explain the difference between competence-based teaching as opposed to instructive approaches
-be familiar with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and be able to explain its significance and the impact it has had on language teaching

-know and be able to analyze syllabuses and curricula aimed at different age and ability groups
-be able to develop and evaluate lesson plans relying on the task-based approach but also on “classical” ways of lesson planning (PPP)

  • be able to critically consider a variety of assessment methods suitable for classroom use
-be able to plan for differentiation in accordance with the syllabus
-be able to comment on “real-life” case studies of individuals and groups of language learners thus practicing their diagnostic skills

-make informed decisions on methods, seating, use of media etc. in light of current research-be aware of the way culture shapes attitudes towards (language) -learning and teaching and develop realistic goals for intercultural skills and communication, both in the classroom and beyond

Participants are expected to:

-provide commentaries on topics discussed in class
-pass a written exam (“Klausur”) at the end of the semester



  • ang619 Contexts of Language Teaching and Learning


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