(LO1) Students will demonstrate knowledge of relevant literature in relation to a range of classroom behaviour, including the teacher’s use of questions and corrective feedback, interaction patterns and the teaching of skills and knowledge.
(LO2) Students will demonstrate understanding of how the above aspects of classroom behaviour can relate to a student’s language acquisition.
(LO3) Students will demonstrate knowledge required to respectfully discuss and criticize ideas that are put forward by others, whether by scholars in literature, or by their classmates.
(LO4) Students will apply the above knowledge to a critical evaluation of one or a number of videoed lessons of experienced ESOL practitioners.
(S1) Ability to apply pedagogical theories to an analysis and evaluation of observed teacher/learner behaviour.
(S2) Ability to critically assess the applicability of some theories of classroom behaviour to different cultural teaching and learning contexts, both local and international.
(S3) Be sensitive to cultural context when working with others.
(S4) Effective academic writing and referencing.
(S5) Effective, targeted linguistic research.
(S6) Communication (oral, written and visual) and negotiation skills.
(S7) Ability of the student to provide an informed critical perspective on their own future performance.