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UNIVERSIDAD DEL ISTMO SYLLABUS SEMINARIO DE ACTUALIZACIÓN: LA EDUCACIÓN DISTRIBUIDA PARA LA ENSEÑANZA DEL IDIOMA INGLÉS Profesor: Mirian De León de Esclopis Phone: 68275449 E mail: mdesclopis@hotmail.com

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course explains how can we program and develop the Distributed Education Model, which is composed of three stages to learning: Satellite Class, group work and virtual classroom. General Objectives:  Explain the new technologies used in education.  Explain the group work within the system of distributed education.  Analyze the preparation of educational materials for the virtual classroom.  Identify the different types of assessments applied to the virtual classroom.  Describe successful international experiences with the model of distributed education. Specific Objectives:  Understanding the origins of virtual education.  Describe the new technologies used in teaching English  Explain the model of distributed education.  Describe the scope of the curriculum in the teleclass.  Report utility facilities and equipment to be used in the teleclass.  Explain different types of group learning activities.  Explain the role and functions of tutors.  Describe the learning activities used in the virtual classroom.

Methodology:


 Eclectic based in andragogical learning consequently the student will be responsible for their own learning under the guidance and direction of the facilitator.  Group Discussion  Individual Tasks  Workshops  Exhibitions  Reading

CONTENTS: 1. New technologies applied to education a) Definition and Origin of virtual education b) Media used for teaching c) New technologies used for teaching English d) The curriculum in virtual education 2. Distributed Education's Teleclass a) The model of distributed education b) The curriculum for the teleclass c) Methods and equipment used in the teleclass d) feedback and learning e) Functions and methodology for teachers and tutors 3. Distributed Education: Workgroup a) Learning activities in group b) Preparation of study materials c) Role of tutors d) Assessment of learning 4. Distributed Education: Virtual Classroom a) The curriculum in the virtual classroom b) Learning Activities c) The evaluation in the virtual classroom d) Use of virtual platforms


TEACHING RESOURCES Books and pamphlets Photocopy Multimedia Virtual Platforms Videos Internet Computer EVALUATION     

1 Written Test Workgroup (2) Attendance and participation Individual assignments Final Project Total

20% 30% 10% 20% 20% 100%

Final Project: Create a course in a virtual platform.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Hernández Jiménez, J. L. (2005). Distance education. the foundations of effective practice . Mexico. Lugo, M. T. (1999). Capacitación a Distancia: Acercar la lejanía de herramientas para el desarrollo de programas a distancia. Argentina. University, W. I. (2007). Manuales de educación distribuida. EEUU.


SEMINARIO DE ACTUALIZACIÓN: LA EDUCACIÓN DISTRIBUIDA PARA LA ENSEÑANZA DEL IDIOMA INGLÉS CRONOGRAM OF ACTIVITIES WEEK 1    

CONTENT Syllabus Discussion Self-presentation Internet Importance of technology New technologies

READINGS   

applied to 2

education 

Origins of virtual education

Media used for teaching

  3

New technologies used for teaching English The curriculum in virtual education

Internet applied to Education: technical and communicative aspects. platforms Book: New technologies applied to education. Author: Julio Cabero Almenara

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ACTIVITIES Discuss the syllabus Participate in a selfpresentation Talk about the importance of internet and technology

HOURS 2 Theory hours

Discuss the origins of  virtual education Participate in the discussion of the topic Answer questions about the reading Identify the media used for teaching. Share information through an issu magazine

1 theory hour and 1 practice hour

Select a type of technology  for teaching English Orally present the different types of technology Reinforce presentations with significant contributions

2 practice hours


 4

The model of

distributed

education 

The curriculum for

the teleclass 

Media and

Explain the distributed  model of education Investigate what is the definition of teleclass. Describe the scope of the curriculum for the teleclass Identify the use of the means and equipment used in the teleclass.

2 Theory hours

resources used in the teleclass

5

 

Feedback and

learning

Functions and methodology for

teachers and

Discuss the importance of feedback in learning Create a presentation prezzi on feedback and tutors methodology Discuss the main points made in the presentation

Reinforce the principal ideas about virtual education and teleclass. Answer oral questions on the subject studied Develop a written test of unit 1 and 2 Talk about the different types of group learning.

2 theory hours

1 theory hour and 1 practice hour

tutors

Test # 1

Unit 1 and 2

 

6

 Distributed Education: Group

Internet applied to education:

1 Theory hour and 1


7

work • group learning activities • Preparation of study materials

 8 

teaching strategies and methodologies. Book: New technologies applied to education. Author: Julio Cabero Almenara

  

Know virtual platforms Role of tutors and learning assessment

 

9

The curriculum

in the virtual classroom 

Learning Activities

Evaluation in virtual classroom

10

Elaboration of a Virtual class

11

Final Project: The use of virtual platform

The role of the teacher and student in the new technological environments for training Book: New technologies applied to education. Author: Julio Cabero Almenara

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Read and comment some strategies that facilitate teaching English. Extract the main points of the reading. Write conclusions about reading and share them using platform.

practice hour

Discuss the importance of  using virtual platforms Know the different types of virtual platforms used in education. Apply the knowledge acquired.

1 Theory hour and 1 practice hour

Talking about the  curriculum in the virtual classroom. Read and discuss on the role of teacher and student in new environments. Extract the main points of the reading. Write conclusions about reading and share them in the platform

2 written hours

Elaborate a virtual class using 2 Practice different strategies and hours assessment. 2 Practice Create a course in a virtual hours platform


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