- ÍtemAcceso AbiertoManaging multilevel (and large) classe(2018-08-01) Gibson, Sam LingTeaching classes where the English proficiency level of individual students is varied is often the norm for teachers. Even within CEFR bands, e.g. B1 or B2 there can be significant differences which pose a challenge in trying to deliver your class objectives effectively to all students. This document covers practical strategies for professors and teachers dealing with content classes that have multi-level (heterogeneous) language users.
- ÍtemAcceso AbiertoBringing more active thinking into lectures and discussions(2018-08-01) Gibson, Sam LingTeachers often worry that using such activities in their lectures takes away from their valuable teaching time and the amount of material they can cover. However, research and teacher experiences increasing shows that less “lecturing” doesn’t necessarily mean less learning. 9 Strategies—both formal and informal, to promote critical and active thinking through lectures are outlined.
- ÍtemAcceso AbiertoBringing more critical thinking into lectures and discussions(2018-08-01) Gibson, Sam LingActive learning strategies can help make more engaged, inquisitive and better thinking students who can argue better. Exploratory and formal writing outside the class can promote this, as can in the class small group work, improving lectures and whole class discussions. This document looks at strategies to promote active learning, both formally and informally in the lecture / discussions.