Presentación2 (2).ppt con respuestas de la discusión en grupos
Centro Universitario de IdiomasLevels 1 and 2: The Big Challenge for students Saturday, September 3, 2011 and teachers Workshop by Josefina Rezzani
Centro Universitario de Idiomas “Every adult This quote is from the paper education program which provided the basis for this should help adult workshop: students persist in their learning until Helping Adults Persist: Four Supports they reach their educational goals.” by John Comings, Andrea Parrella & Lisa Soricone www.ncsall.net/index.php
Centro Universitario de Idiomas Support 1 “This process begins before an adult enters aThe establishment program.” of a goal by the student. “Teachers must use these student goals as the context for instruction.”
Centro Universitario de Idiomas Discussion - Ask students why they are learning English (this can be done when they introduce themselves) What activities can - In small groups they talk about their we do to detect goals, then report to the whole class and find common objectives. individual goals and group goals?
Centro Universitario de Idiomas Support 2 Awareness of the positive and negative forces that help and hinder persistence.
Centro Universitario de Idiomas Positive Forces: -The group (students create social Discussion bonds) -The teacher sends emails to all the students, so they can keep working at Make a list of the home. - For some tasks the students have to positive and negative send mails to each other. forces that may affect - A comfortable environment (the use of humor and games). your students’ - The teacher sends emails to the students about different topics. persistence. - The students family. - The reason for taking the course.
Centro Universitario de Idiomas Negative Forces: - The teacher’s attitude.“Once the crucial forces - The number of students: are identified, students sometimes there are too many students in the same group. can plan to build their - The classroom conditions : if the supports and reduce their classroom is small, if it’s cold or hot, the noise from outside. barriers.” - Family and work issues. - Time management: sometimes they do not have enough time to study. -The timetable (the groups that have classes from 7.30 to 10.30 PM usually need to leave earlier because of transportation ).
Centro Universitario de Idiomas “Self-efficacy is focused Support 3 on a specific task andSelf-efficacy represents the feeling of being able to accomplish that task.”
Centro Universitario de Idiomas Support 4 Awareness of progress toward reaching concrete, short- term goals
Centro Universitario de Idiomas Discussion What kind of activities Pair work dialogues. Games. will help Level 1 and Role-playing. Level 2 students realise Unscramble the words. they are making progress and thus raise their awareness of self- efficacy?
Centro Universitario de Idiomas Discussion What is the role of This assessment procedure - helps students to raise awareness continuous assessment of their self-efficacy. - allows them to measure their own and feedback in helping progress. students persist in their learning?