Module/Course Description

Course Title: Teaching in a Digital World

Course Code: UU-TEA-4810-ZM

Programme: Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature - ZM

Credits: 12.00

Course Description:

Background and Rationale


This module will acquaint students with the major principles and practices associated with new technologies in language learning and teaching. Students will explore the connection between language acquisition theories and the implementation of current Internet and computer technologies. Specifically, students will examine ways in which technology can be used to support the development of linguistic and communicative competence as learners engage in the process of acquiring another language in both instructional and everyday life settings. In addition, students will develop skills in selecting, creating, evaluating, and using technological resources and tools for language teaching, with an understanding of how technology can be integrated into the language curriculum in theoretically and pedagogically sound ways.

Learning outcomes
 

By the end of this module, students will be able to:
 Know about the evolution for digital age teaching and learning
 Know about the challenges and trends in educational technology
 Understand the impact of standards and trends
 Make connections among resources, standards, and best practice
 Transfer the learning to professional practice to create personalized learning
experiences for students

Prerequisites: UU-Bsc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-103-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3, Semester 4, Semester 5, Semester 6, Semester 7

Typical Module duration: 4.0 Week(s)

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