Faculties and centres
This course belongs to the SECONDARY EDUCATION TEACHER TRAINING UNIVERSITY MASTER'S DEGREE.
Students following this course will obtain the English teaching specialty.
Specific Competences:>>Specific Module (CE)
To acquire selection, elaboration and adaptation criteria of the educative materials for EFL
To analyse and perform didactic interactions, considering the different learning styles and strategies of the students
To know, assess and apply innovative teaching proposals
To identify and intervene regarding the different difficulties in the learning of EFL
To make a proper use of CALL both inside and outside the classroom
To identify, assess and apply different research strategies in the classroom
To search and foster the need for the continuous professional development of the teacher
Article 9 of Royal Decree 1834/2008 of 8th November defining the training necessary for professional practice as a teacher in compulsory and post-compulsory secondary education, vocational training and specialist subject education and establishing secondary education teaching specialisations, indicates that “In order to undertake professional practice as a teacher in compulsory and post-compulsory secondary education, vocational training and foreign language education, it is necessary to hold an officially recognised Master’s Degree accrediting teacher training”.
Accordingly, the fundamental objective of this Master’s Degree course is to provide students with an advanced training in teaching aimed at professional practice, which will equip students for professional practice in compulsory and post-compulsory secondary education, vocational training and specialist subject education.
On the basis of this fundamental objective, it has been deemed necessary to programme a series of general objectives which contribute to attaining the aforementioned teacher training
General understanding of psychopedagogy: student characteristics, educational psychology, teaching plans, techniques and resources, conflict resolution, classroom work, assessment methods and tools, etc.
An understanding of the school context: the educational system, organisation and operation of centres, components of the curriculum, etc.
An understanding of the context and its educational function: rights and obligations, social skills, family guidance, etc.
An understanding of the discipline taught, adapted to the characteristics of the educational level at which the teaching is given.
Training in teaching methods specific to the discipline in question: subject curriculum, learning difficulties, design of teaching units, use of educational resources specific to the subject, etc.
Training in teaching innovation and introduction to educational research, based on innovation projects.
A practical understanding of teaching activity: immersion in the life of a school, meeting and getting to know students in the classroom, observation of experienced teachers, participation in departmental tasks, design and experience of teaching units in the classroom, application and analysis of assessment procedures, self evaluation of teaching practices.