Purposeful use of technology
Students' use of technology will be facilitated on the English for Teens course through interaction with online workbooks, and digital presentation and poster tools, such as Sway and Google Slides. Digital teaching tools, such as Quizlet and Kahoot are used by teachers in class to engage and motivate learners.
Project-based learning & assessment
Students will work together on projects during the course. They are assessed on the development process, and final product, presentation or performance. The final product may consist of student-produced videos, websites, posters and/or presentations.
Developing thinking and academic skills for university
In addition to developing their English skills, students will be introduced to valuable thinking and academic skills to prepare them for their future higher education:
Research and presentation skills.
Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Leadership and teamwork skills.
Academic integrity awareness and avoiding plagiarism.