Our program & location

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1, Sun 02.03Arrival

 

2, Mon 03.03

Milestone 1: Fundamental concepts

  • Ice-breaking: Participants get to know each  other
  • Introduction to the project
  • Presentation of the syllabus, work plan, types of tasks and activities, required preparatory work
  • Setting goals and aims, defining learning outcomes
  • Quality assurance measures: developing peer- and self-assessment grids, introduction to the project quality assessment measures
  • Forming student teams

09-12:Lecture & activities: Icebreaking, Introduction to LETTA, Presentation of the syllabus, brief discussion of evaluation measures

12-13: Lunch break

13-15: Guided tour through the University library

15-17: Group work: Analyzing approaches to arts in (national) curricula/guidelines 

BIS Saal

PC 1: B 147

GR: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.3

3, Tue 04.03.

 

Milestone 1: Fundamental concepts

  • Comparing curricular guidelines for EFL and school systems in the three countries
  • Comparative analysis of content, skills and competences to be achieved in EFL classes, typical lesson plans and materials
  • Comparative analysis of teacher training programs
  • Discussing the application of various EFL teaching methods (Communicative Language Teaching, Bilingual Education/ Content and Language Integrated Learning, the Task Based Approach, etc.)

09-10: Group presentations (Group rooms)

10-12: Lecture/workshop: The role of arts in approaches to ELT (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gehring) (BiS Saal)

12-13: Lunch break

13-15: Group work: Developing lesson plans with a focus on the arts (Group rooms)

15-17: Group presentations & discussion: Lesson plans used in Germany (BIS Saal)

 

BIS Saal

PC 1: B 147

GR: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.3

BIS Saal

 

 

 

4, Wed 05.03

 

Milestone 1: EFL Resources: focus on the arts

  • Examination of (art related) resources used in EFL classes in the three participating countries
  • Analysis of their didactic advantages and disadvantages
  • A more in-depth discussion of the role of textbooks, handouts, media, literature, films, music, theatre in the EFLlearning process in the three countries
  • Developing rubrics for classroom observations

09-11: Group work: The role of art elements in ELT-units (Group rooms)

11-12: Group presentations (LETTA lesson plans) (BIS Saal)

12-13: Lunchbreak

13-15: Preparing a panel discussion on the role of creative arts in ELT (Group rooms)

15-17: Group presentations & collecting criteria for classroom observations (BIS Saal)

PC 1: B 147

GR: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.3

BIS Saal 

5, Thur 06.03

 

Milestone 1: EFL in German schools

  • Observations of EFL classes

08-12: School visits: Classroom observation

12-14: Lunchbreak

14-16: Lecture & workshop: Visual literacy, street art in ELT (Jun.-Prof. Dr. Henriette Dausend)(BIS Saal)

 

 

BIS Saal

6, Fri 07.03

 

Milestone 1: EFL in German schools (Alternatively: students as pupils act out classroom scenes)

  • Discussion and comparison of results: Classroom observation
  • Summary and evaluation: Milestone 1

08-10: School visits: Classroom observation

10-12: Group work: Comparison and Discussion of German EFL teaching

12-14: Lunchbreak

14-16: Excursion: Arts museum; Learning outside the classroom.

 

 

 

PC 1: B 147

GR: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.3

BIS Saal 

7, Sat 08.03

Weekend break & cultural activities

Learning outside the classroom: architecture in contrast: Bremen city and Groningen city.

Theatre visit: "Nine Finger" (Debate)

 

 
8, Sun 09.03

Weekend break & cultural activities

Learning outside the classroom: architecture in contrast: Bremen city and Groningen city.

Kunsttour Oldenburg (Debate)

 
9, Mon 10.03

 

Milestone 2: From LTTA to LETTA: an in-depth look

  • Literacy: Developing possible ways to integrate drama, song and theatre into ELT

09-12: Lecture  & workshop: Dance theater (Olaf Nollmeyer) || From LTTA to LETTA - Creative writing/storytelling (Bob McLaughlin)

12-13: Lunchbreak

13-17: Lecture/workshop Turkish partners: "ways to implement LETTA in Turkish EFL classrooms"

 

A6 001 (Nollmeyer) 

A6 531 (McLaughlin)

PC 1: B 147

3.1, 3.2, 3.3

KMS Saal

 

10, Tue 11.03

 

Milestone 2: Creating classroom resources

  • Developing ways to adapt materials to integrate LTTA in teaching reading, writing, listening and speaking skills/ intercultural communicative competentce
  • Examining examples of (adapted) classroom materials based on the LTTA model

09-12: Lecture & workshop: "Car songs in context" (Dr. Jürgen Wehrmann)

12-13: Lunchbreak

13-15: Lecture/work shop Polish partners:"ways to implement LETTA in Turkish EFL classrooms"

15-17: Lecture & workshop: Art museums as a resource for LETTA (Dr. Richard Stinshoff)

A6-0-001

A6-0-001

A6-0-001


 A6 0-001

11, Wed 12.03

 

Milestone 2: Creating classroom resources

  • Creating new EFL classroom resources based on the LTTA model
  • Creating EFL lesson plans including LTTA-based activities for different school types
  • Building a corpus of LTTA activities

09-12: Lecture & workshop: Voice training and play (Olaf Nollmeyer) || Theatre games in ELT: And, Action! (Gisela Schmidt)

12-13: Lunchbreak

 

14-17: Excursion - Art museum/Learning outside the classroom (Dr. Richard Stinshoff)-- Link to the museum

KMS-Saal (Nollmeyer)

A6-0-001 (Schmidt)

 

Museum (Augusteum Prinzenpalais)  

12, Thu 13.03

 

Milestone 3: Final results, evaluation and outlook

  • Presentations of LTTA-based lesson plans by students
  • Peer- and self-evaluation of the learning outcomes
  • Creation of the criterion catalogue for high quality LTTA-based EFL resources

09-12: Lecture & workshop: Media arts (Christian Kramer)|| Sounds, music, language, film: (Vera Möhlmann & Hendrik Torst)

12-13: Lunchbreak

13-17: Lecture/work shop Lithuanian partners:"ways to implement LETTA in Turkish EFL classrooms"

Meet in A06 0-001

 

A6-0-001

 

A6-0-001
13, Fri 14.03

 

Milestone 3: Final results, evaluation and outlook

  • Presentations of LTTA-based lesson plans by students
  • Peer- and self-evaluation of the learning outcomes
  • Creation of the criterion catalogue for high quality LTTA-based EFL resources
  • Discussing further work, potential future collaboration and ways to communicate
  • Summary and evaluation: Milestone 2 & 3
  • Evaluation of the project
  • "Recollections of Participants"

09-10: Lecture & workshop: Structuring LETTA lesson plans (Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gehring)

10-12: LETTA in lesson plans: Group presentations & evaluation

12-13: Lunchbreak

13-15: Evaluation of the project

 

A-6-0-001

KMS-Saal

PC 1: B 147

3.1, 3.2, 3.3  
14, Sat 15.03

Departure day