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Course Description

This course is 22.5 hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 3 hours per week on this course work. 

This course focuses on understanding Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL). Participants examine their immediate teaching context, develop an understanding of the content-language relationship, understand core English language skills, identify potential problems in an EMI environment, and work towards possible solutions.

Course Outline

Module 1 (2.5 hours)
This short introductory module focuses on orienting you to the topics and types of content found in this course. You will read important course information documents and meet your instructor. You will take a survey, participate in a discussion forum, and submit an assignment using our digital classroom tools.

Module 2 (5 hours)
This module focuses on the conceptual and theoretical aspects of CLIL pedagogy in an EMI environment. There are two readings, a discussion forum, an assignment, and a review quiz to help you develop your understanding of CLIL in an EMI environment.

Module 3 (5 hours)
This module continues to explore the conceptual and theoretical aspects of CLIL pedagogy in an EMI environment. It also begins to look at CLIL in practice. There is one reading, a video lecture, a discussion forum, and an assignment to help you develop your understanding of CLIL in an EMI environment.

Module 4 (5 hours)
This module focuses on CLIL pedagogy, specifically CLIL competencies and their application in the teaching and learning process. There is one reading and two sample CLIL lesson plans, a video lecture, a discussion forum, a review quiz, and an assignment to help you develop your understanding of CLIL competencies and their implementation.

Module 5 (5 hours)
This module continues to focus on CLIL pedagogy, specifically CLIL competencies and their application in the teaching and learning process. It also begins to look at potential challenges in a CLIL context. There is a discussion forum and two assignments to help you develop your understanding of CLIL competencies and their implementation.

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Assess their immediate teaching context by juxtaposing pedagogical theories of CLIL and its components with their teaching practice
  2. Develop an understanding of the content-language relationship in an EMI context
  3. Develop an awareness of the usage of core English language skills in an EMI context
  4. Identify potential problems in an EMI environment and work towards possible solutions through CLIL methodology
  5. Appreciate the role of a CLIL teacher in an EMI context

Notes

Registering for this course will automatically enroll you in the CE0097 Certificate in English-Medium Instruction. You will not be charged for additional courses in the certificate unless you enroll in them.

Recommended For

Designed to support the implementation of English-medium instruction in primary, secondary or higher education school systems.

PDC-EMI is for educators in the following contexts:

  • Universities
  • School boards
  • Administrations
  • Government ministries of education

Minimum level of English language proficiency required:

  • IELTS:4.5-5.5
  • TOEFL iBT:53-78
  • CEFR B1
  • Cambridge B1 Preliminary

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Introduction to CLIL in an EMI Context July 05 - August 27, 2021
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 05, 2021 to Aug 27, 2021
Total Learning Hours
22.5
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,200.00
Section Title
Introduction to CLIL in an EMI Context September 07 - October 29, 2021
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 07, 2021 to Oct 29, 2021
Total Learning Hours
22.5
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,200.00
Section Title
Introduction to CLIL in an EMI Context November 01 - December 23, 2021
Type
Online - Asynchronous
Dates
Nov 01, 2021 to Dec 23, 2021
Total Learning Hours
22.5
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,200.00
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