Advanced seminar: Distance Learning & Digital Media in TEFL - Details
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General information

Course name Advanced seminar: Distance Learning & Digital Media in TEFL
Semester SS 2023
Current number of participants 18
maximum number of participants 20
Home institute Didaktik des Englischen
Courses type Advanced seminar in category Teaching
First date Monday, 17.04.2023 17:30 - 19:00, Room: (D 1003)
Pre-requisites abgelegtes Basismodul
Learning organisation Heim, Katja & Ritter, Markus: Teaching English – Computer-assisted Language Learning. Paderborn: Schöningh, 2012.
Online resources to browse and explore:
https://mebis.bayern.de - https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize - https://www.myenglishpages.com/english/exercises.php - https://kahoot.com … and many more
video tools discussed:
https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/teams - https://support.zoom.us/hc/de - https://meet.ffmuc.net
Performance record in-depth term paper
Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Veranstaltung wird in Präsenz abgehalten.
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch

Rooms and times

(D 1003)
Monday: 17:30 - 19:00, weekly (12x)

Module assignments


This seminar wants to explore the “strange new worlds” of distance learning – or are these so strange after all?
In the course of this pandemic, the only feasible way to reach out to learners of English was via online platforms and video conference tools. Although these have been used by many (interested and invested) teachers, their use was completely new to other educators, as such tools never formed a part of their training at or after university.
This seminar aims to provide the participants with an overview of the historical development of IT-based learning tools just as much as with an overview of some / most (but never all) the media available out there. It goes without saying that the latter media also need to undergo close methodological scrutiny as to their benefit and usefulness. On top, the psychological implication of “distance” courses just as much as methodological approaches to organise such a form of learning will be dealt with. Examples of tools used in English classes in Bavaria will round off this overview of a learning arrangement which is sure to gain further importance in years to come.
Lastly students will be asked to present teaching / learning units based or centred on one of the manifold IT- and online tools at their disposal. This presentation of a teaching unit should ultimately lay the groundwork for a term paper, in which the participants are to present this unit alongside the theoretical concepts underlying their lesson.

Admission settings

The course is part of admission "DID ENG HS".
Studierende der Anglistik/Amerikanistik und des Faches Englisch können sich bereits während der vorgezogenen Anmeldephase zur Sicherstellung des Studienfortschritts für die Aufbau- und Vertiefungsmodule anmelden. Hierzu wird ein gewisses Kontingent der Kursplätze im Zeitraum vom 20.02.2023 bis 01.03.2023 für die Anmeldung geöffnet. Die Verteilung der Plätze erfolgt am 03.03.2023.
Bitte beachten Sie, dass in dieser Anmeldephase Studierende in höheren Fachsemestern bei der Verteilung der Plätze priorisiert werden.
Die allgemeine Anmeldephase beginnt am 06.03.2023 und endet am 10.04.2023.
The following rules apply for the admission:
  • Enrolment is allowed for up to 1 courses of the admission set.
  • The enrolment is possible from 06.03.2023, 08:00 to 10.04.2023, 12:00.
  • A defined number of seats will be assigned to these courses.
    The seats in the affected courses have been assigned at 12.04.2023 on 12:00. Additional seats may be available via a wait list.
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