Guías Docentes Electrónicas
1. General information
Course:
ELT METHODOLOGY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Code:
47377
Type:
PRACTICUM-RELATED COURSE
ECTS credits:
6
Degree:
303 - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Academic year:
2022-23
Center:
103 - FACULTY OF EDUCATION OF CUENCA
Group(s):
33 
Year:
3
Duration:
First quarter
Main language:
English
Second language:
Spanish
Use of additional languages:
English Friendly:
Y
Web site:
Bilingual:
N
Lecturer: MARIA BEGOÑA RUIZ CORDERO - Group(s): 33 
Building/Office
Department
Phone number
Email
Office hours
Facultad de Educación. Despacho 2.29
FILOLOGÍA MODERNA
969179100 ext 4737
mariabegona.ruiz@uclm.es

2. Pre-Requisites
Not established
3. Justification in the curriculum, relation to other subjects and to the profession
Not established
4. Degree competences achieved in this course
Course competences
Code Description
2.2.II.01.   Be able to communicate fluently, correctly and in a socially satisfactory way within the parameters required at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (Independent User: Advanced), deepening in the development of the five communication skills of the foreign language: listening, reading, speaking, interacting and writing.
2.2.II.02. Develop verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to facilitate the transmission and understanding of the message, paying special attention to the communication structures that the teacher needs to interact with the pupils in the Early Childhood Education classrooms.
2.2.II.03.   Select and elaborate on oral and written texts that are relevant and of interest to Early Childhood Education pupils that promote the learning of the English language.
2.2.II.04.   Be able to develop units of work for the teaching-learning of the English language for Early Childhood Education, mastering the methodological currents and their practical applications, as well as the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) resources used for the teaching-learning of the English language and evaluation criteria.
2.2.II.05.   Know the applicable methodology in the teaching of foreign languages in the Early Childhood Education stage, as well as the methodological guidelines that emanate from the Common European Framework of Reference and the Language Programs.
CB02 Apply their knowledge to their job or vocation in a professional manner and show that they have the competences to construct and justify arguments and solve problems within their subject area.
CB04 Transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions for both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
CG06 Know the evolution of language in early childhood, know how to identify possible dysfunctions and maintain observation to ensure a proper development. Efficiently address language-learning situations in multicultural and multilingual contexts. Express oneself orally and in writing and master different expression techniques.
CT01 Knowledge of a second foreign lanugage.
CT03 Correct oral and written communication.
5. Objectives or Learning Outcomes
Course learning outcomes
Description
Know how to use songs, games, and stories to practice the most relevant aspects of the English language in children's classrooms from a communicative and playful prism.
Know how to prepare materials and design projects for teaching the foreign language appropriate for the second cycle of Early Childhood Education.
Know how to express and interact fluently and correctly within the parameters required by level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, participating without prior preparation in conversations that deal with daily and more specific topics, expressing personal opinions and exchanging information on topics of general, personal or professional interest.
Know how to apply different methodologies and teaching-learning strategies based on the established objectives and the needs of Early Childhood Education students.
Use new technologies to enhance the development of oral skills and as a source of resources for teaching/learning the English language.
Additional outcomes
Not established.
6. Units / Contents
  • Unit 1:
  • Unit 2:
  • Unit 3:
  • Unit 4:
  • Unit 5:
7. Activities, Units/Modules and Methodology
Training Activity Methodology Related Competences ECTS Hours As Com Description
Project or Topic Presentations [ON-SITE] Cooperative / Collaborative Learning 2.2.II.01.   2.2.II.02. CB02 CB04 CG06 CT01 CT03 0.6 15 Y Y
Writing of reports or projects [OFF-SITE] Projects based learning 2.2.II.03.   2.2.II.04.   2.2.II.05.   CB02 1.8 45 N N
Class Attendance (theory) [ON-SITE] Combination of methods 2.2.II.05.   CG06 0.8 20 Y N
In-class Debates and forums [ON-SITE] Role Plays 2.2.II.02. 2.2.II.03.   CB02 CB04 CT01 0.36 9 Y N
Field work [ON-SITE] Practical or hands-on activities 2.2.II.02. 2.2.II.03.   2.2.II.05.   CB02 CG06 CT01 0.16 4 Y N
Project or Topic Presentations [ON-SITE] Assessment tests 2.2.II.05.   CB04 CG06 CT01 0.28 7 Y N
Workshops or seminars [ON-SITE] Workshops and Seminars 2.2.II.04.   CB02 CT01 0.12 3 Y N
Study and Exam Preparation [OFF-SITE] Self-study 2.2.II.05.   CG06 1.8 45 N N
Final test [ON-SITE] Assessment tests 2.2.II.05.   CB04 CG06 CT01 0.08 2 Y Y
Total: 6 150
Total credits of in-class work: 2.4 Total class time hours: 60
Total credits of out of class work: 3.6 Total hours of out of class work: 90

As: Assessable training activity
Com: Training activity of compulsory overcoming (It will be essential to overcome both continuous and non-continuous assessment).

8. Evaluation criteria and Grading System
Evaluation System Continuous assessment Non-continuous evaluation * Description
Oral presentations assessment 10.00% 0.00%
Final test 70.00% 70.00%
Progress Tests 20.00% 30.00%
Total: 100.00% 100.00%  
According to art. 4 of the UCLM Student Evaluation Regulations, it must be provided to students who cannot regularly attend face-to-face training activities the passing of the subject, having the right (art. 12.2) to be globally graded, in 2 annual calls per subject , an ordinary and an extraordinary one (evaluating 100% of the competences).

Evaluation criteria for the final exam:
  • Continuous assessment:
    Evaluation criteria not defined
  • Non-continuous evaluation:
    Evaluation criteria not defined

Specifications for the resit/retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
Specifications for the second resit / retake exam:
Evaluation criteria not defined
9. Assignments, course calendar and important dates
Not related to the syllabus/contents
Hours hours

Unit 1 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Cooperative / Collaborative Learning] 1
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 10
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Combination of methods] 8
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Role Plays] .5
Field work [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 1
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 2
Workshops or seminars [PRESENCIAL][Workshops and Seminars] 1
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 10
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] .25
Group 33:
Initial date: 12-09-2022 End date: 16-09-2022
Group 30:
Initial date: 09-09-2022 End date: 16-09-2022

Unit 2 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Cooperative / Collaborative Learning] 1
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 10
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Combination of methods] 7
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Role Plays] .5
Field work [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 1
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 1
Workshops or seminars [PRESENCIAL][Workshops and Seminars] .5
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 10
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 1
Group 30:
Initial date: 23-09-2022 End date: 03-10-2022
Group 33:
Initial date: 21-09-2022 End date: 03-10-2022

Unit 3 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Cooperative / Collaborative Learning] 1
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 10
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Combination of methods] 7
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Role Plays] .5
Field work [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] 1
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 1
Workshops or seminars [PRESENCIAL][Workshops and Seminars] .5
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 10
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] .25
Group 30:
Initial date: 03-10-2022 End date: 24-10-2022
Group 33:
Initial date: 03-10-2022 End date: 24-10-2022

Unit 4 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Cooperative / Collaborative Learning] 1
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 5
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Combination of methods] 7
In-class Debates and forums [PRESENCIAL][Role Plays] .5
Field work [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] .5
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 1
Workshops or seminars [PRESENCIAL][Workshops and Seminars] 1
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 10
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] .25
Group 30:
Initial date: 25-10-2022 End date: 18-11-2022
Group 33:
Initial date: 25-10-2022 End date: 18-11-2022

Unit 5 (de 5):
Activities Hours
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Cooperative / Collaborative Learning] 1
Writing of reports or projects [AUTÓNOMA][Projects based learning] 5
Class Attendance (theory) [PRESENCIAL][Combination of methods] 8
Field work [PRESENCIAL][Practical or hands-on activities] .5
Project or Topic Presentations [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] 2
Study and Exam Preparation [AUTÓNOMA][Self-study] 10
Final test [PRESENCIAL][Assessment tests] .25
Group 30:
Initial date: 18-11-2022 End date: 21-12-2022
Group 33:
Initial date: 19-11-2022 End date: 21-12-2022

Global activity
Activities hours
10. Bibliography and Sources
Author(s) Title Book/Journal Citv Publishing house ISBN Year Description Link Catálogo biblioteca
Insights from the Common European framework University Press 0-19-430950-9 2004 Ficha de la biblioteca
El Portfolio Europeo de las Lenguas y sus aplicaciones en el Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Subdirección 84-369-4197-7 2006 Ficha de la biblioteca
Portal de educación de la JCCM Materiales y recursos didácticos online http://www.educa.jccm.es/educa-jccm/cm  
Storytelling with children Oxford University Press 0194372022 Ficha de la biblioteca
www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/  
http://www.coe.int/t/dg4  
www.mundosmagicos.net  
Brewster, J. The Primary English Teacher's Guide Penguin English 978-0-582-44776-9 2008 Ficha de la biblioteca
Bruton, A.S. From Tasking purposes to Purposing Tasks ELT Journal 2002  
Cameron, L. Teaching languages to young learners Cambridge University Press 978-0-521-77434-5 2009  
Harmer, J The Practice of English Language Teaching Longman 1983  
Harmmer, J. Teachers Knowledge Pearson 978-1-4082-6804-9 2012 Ficha de la biblioteca
Larsen- Freeman, D. Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching Oxford Oxford 2000  
Tanner, Rosie, C. Green Task for Teacher Education: A Reflexive Approach. Coursebook London Longman 2005  
Tanner, Rosie, C. Green Task for Teacher Education: A Reflexive Approach. Trainers Book London Longman 2005  
Ur, P. A Course in Language Teaching: Practice and Theory Cambridge University Press 1996  



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