Creating ESP Curriculum/
Feb. 7 - 13
- Creating an
this week: Creating ESP curriculum/ activities
- How can you develop
materials that will meet your students' specific needs?
- How can you adapt
existing ESL materials to meet ESP needs?
- How can you work
with colleagues in the specific field to develop a curriculum?
- How time and
cost effective is it to develop specialized materials?
- This week we
are pleased to have the two guest moderators:
- Have you developed
your own ESP curriculum or created particular course activities
to meet your students' ESP needs?
- Have you collaborated
with academic or workplace colleagues on developing an ESP curriculum?
- How have you
adapted materials to meet students' particular needs? What problems
have you had to overcome?
- Optional activity:
- Post an assignment
you've adapted for your particular target population, or create
one that you might use.
- What changes
have you made and why?
- What specific
outcomes are you trying to achieve?
- If you haven't
done this yet, write and post an exercise or assignment that would
help students achieve the outcomes you posted last week.
- If possible,
get feedback from a colleague or student on how useful this assignment
or activity is, or try it and get feedback.
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