Methods of Portuguese Teaching

Methods of Portuguese Teaching
Methods for planning Portuguese language and culture instruction, teaching communicative skills, and assessing students' learning. Course is geared toward instructors at K-12 as well as university level.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPORT 321; Instructor's consent.
 ProgramsContaining PORT 377
Course Outcomes

Discuss historical trends in methodologies

Discuss historical trends and methodologies in the teaching of foreign languages.

Select and evaluate textbooks

Select and evaluate textbooks for teaching Portuguese.

Plan and implement instruction

Plan and implement units and lessons incorporating the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages, as well as grammar and vocabulary, in a thematic context

Differentiate instruction

Differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse students, including Spanish speakers.

Create and adapt assessments

Create and adapt formative and summative assessments, including tests, project, rubrics and portfolios, to assess language and culture learning and to inform instruction

Apply technological tools

Apply technological tools for teaching languages and cultures, as well as for collaborating with colleagues in professional communities.