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Delta 3 intro meet

  1. 1. Delta Module Three<br />Extending practice <br />and English <br />language teaching specialisation<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />1<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Session One: <br />Friday August20th<br />3pm<br />Introduction to course and to assignment<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />
  3. 3. Delta Module Three – Introduction<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Module Three aims to develop candidates’ knowledge of and competence in:<br />a chosen specialism<br />approaches to needs analysis<br />curriculum and syllabus design principles<br />different types of syllabus<br />course design and evaluation<br />assessment of learners<br />4<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />
  5. 5. To achieve these aims, candidates need to:<br />research a chosen specialism<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />5<br />
  6. 6. To achieve these aims, candidates need to:<br />understand and use appropriate methods of needs analysis / diagnostic assessment for a specific group of learners<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />6<br />
  7. 7. To achieve these aims, candidates need to:<br />understand and apply key principles underpinning syllabus design and course planning<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />7<br />
  8. 8. To achieve these aims, candidates need to:<br />consider learner assessment and course evaluation<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />8<br />
  9. 9. To achieve these aims, candidates need to:<br />synthesise all their learning into a project which can be coherently presented to a third party.<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Introductory Quiz<br />The full syllabus can be downloaded at www.CambridgeESOL.org/ exams/teaching-awards/ deltamodular.html<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Introductory Quiz<br />The module is assessed by means of a 4,000-4,500 word<br />Extended Assignment<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Introductory Quiz<br />Candidates must select one specialism where the candidate already has experience or one which they would like to explore for future employment<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Introductory Quiz<br />The chosen specialism can be narrowed down from those on the official list in order to research a specific aspect in appropriate depth.<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Introductory Quiz<br />The Module Three Extended Assignment is assessed with reference to a detailed mark scheme which allocates marks for each of five assessment categories, each of which is divided into three sub-categories.<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Introductory Quiz<br />Extended Assignment results are recorded as three passing<br />grades (Pass with Distinction, Pass with Merit, Pass) and one<br />failing grade (Fail).<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Introductory Quiz<br />The assignment is submitted electronically to the centre.<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Introductory Quiz<br />The assignment consists of five parts: <br />(1) Specialist topic area<br />(2) Needs analysis<br />(3) Course proposal<br />(4) Assessment<br />(5) Conclusion<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Introductory Quiz<br />An individual learner may be chosen as a specialist subject for this assignment.<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />18<br />
  19. 19. How will your assignment be marked?<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />19<br />
  20. 20. Grasp of topic – <br />maximum 35 marks<br />• Review of the relevant literature in the topic area<br />• Understanding of key issues in the topic area<br />• Application of knowledge to practice and identification of key issues<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />20<br />
  21. 21. Needs analysis and commentary – maximum 28 marks<br />• Key principles of needs analysis and diagnostic testing<br />• Analysis of the diagnostic test and identification of learner needs<br />• Discussion and justification of priorities supported by the needs analysis<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />21<br />
  22. 22. Course proposal – <br />maximum 35 marks<br />• Key principles of syllabus and course design<br />• Justification of learning aims, teaching approach and the course in terms of learner needs<br />• Design of the course<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />22<br />
  23. 23. Assessment – <br />maximum 28 marks<br />• Key principles of different types of assessment<br />• Justification of assessment procedures in terms of course design and learner needs<br />• Application of assessment procedures<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />23<br />
  24. 24. Presentation and organisation <br />– maximum 14 marks<br />• Academic writing, language and referencing<br />• Presentation, coherence and organisation<br />• Clarity of argument and quality of ideas<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />24<br />
  25. 25. Step by Step<br />(1) Introduction<br />(2) Needs analysis<br />(3) Course proposal <br />(4) Assessment<br />(5) Conclusion<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />25<br />
  26. 26. How will we communicate on the course?<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />26<br />
  27. 27. Course Communication<br />4 Face to Face Input Sessions<br />5 Skype Tutorials<br />Emailing draft sections<br />Annotated feedback<br />PB Wiki support<br />Neil McMahon Delta 3<br />27<br />

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