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Syllabus 2018-19 - 76313022 - Research into Language Competence (Research into language competence)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Máster Univ. en Online en English Studies (OMIES) / Estudios ingleses
FACULTY: Centre for Postgraduate Studies of the University of Jaen

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Research into Language Competence
CODE: 76313022 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 3.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: PÉREZ CAÑADO, MARÍA LUISA
DEPARTMENT: U115 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
FIELD OF STUDY: 345 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 236 E-MAIL: mlperez@ujaen.es P: 953211825
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/filing/3419
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 3
 
NAME: CASAS PEDROSA, ANTONIO VICENTE
DEPARTMENT: U115 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
FIELD OF STUDY: 345 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 246 E-MAIL: avcasas@ujaen.es P: 953213561
WEBSITE: http://blogs.ujaen.es/avcasas/
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. Conceptual and theoretical framework
2. Linguistic competence
3. Discourse competence
4. Sociolinguistic and Socio-cultural competence
5.Textual competence
1. Conceptual and theoretical framework
1.1. The importance of competencies
1.2. Definition and characterization of the notion of competence
1.3. Types of competencies
1.4. Developing competencies
1.5. Evaluating competencies
2. Linguistic competence
2.1. Definition and characterization
2.1.1. Terminological introduction: Dichotomies
2.1.1.1. Competence vs. performance
2.1.1.2. Langue vs. parole
2.1.1.3. Usage vs. use
2.1.1.4. BICS vs. CALP
2.1.2. Historical evolution of linguistic competence
2.2. Research outcomes
2.2.1. General framework: Theoretical, applied, or practical
2.2.2. Approach: Synthetic vs. analytic
2.2.3. Sample: Case study vs. group study
2.2.4. Type of data: Quantitative vs. qualitative
2.2.5. Data collection method: Non-experimental, experimental or quasi-experimental
2.2.6. Data collection time: Longitudinal vs. cross-sectional
2.2.7. Analysis of examples
3. Discourse competence
3.1. Definition and characterization
3.2. Research outcomes
4. Sociolinguistic and Socio-cultural competence
4.1. Definition and characterization
4.2. Research outcomes
5. Textual competence
5.1. Definition and characterization
5.2. Research outcomes

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

M5 Group/Individual tutorials on the virtual platform and through e-mail: supervision of tutored assignments.

M7 Group/Individual tutorials through video recordings: Debates.

M8 Collective/individual tutorials through video recordings and e-mail: clarification of doubts.

M9 Collective/Individual tutorials through video recordings: comments on individual assignments.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

S1 Active participation in the virtual debate forums within the established deadlines (debates, cases, or exercises): 40%

S7 F inal written assignment which evinces mastery of the chief concepts covered: 60%

The following evaluation criteria will be followed:

Ongoing assessment (forum activities):

* Degree of participation.

* Active implication in the debates and activities.

* Degree of interaction with the other group members on the forum (e.g., reactions to other contributions).

* Originality of contributions to the forum.

* Participation in each of the activities within the established deadlines.

Final assignment:

* Structure and organization. 
* Expression: grammatical accuracy and semantic breadth and adequacy. 
* Content: adequacy, pertinence, and application of key concepts and ideas covered in the subject. 
* Critical reflection and personal appraisal.  
* Use of academic register (academic English) and adequate use of bibliographical references and citation conventions.

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Desarrollo y evaluación de competencias en educación superior . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Madrid : Narcea, 2009  (Library)
  • Gestión de las competencias: cómo analizarlas, cómo evaluarlas, cómo desarrollarlas. Edition: -. Author: Levy-Leboyer, Claude. Publisher: Barcelona: Gestión 2000, 2003  (Library)
  • Aprendizaje basado en competencias: una propuesta para la evaluación de las competencias genéricas . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Bilbao : Mensajero, 2008  (Library)
  • Language and mind [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: 3rd ed. 7th printing. Author: Chomsky, Noam, 1928-. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006  (Library)
  • Fundamental considerations in language testing. Edition: 1st published, 12nd reprinting. Author: Bachman, Lyle F.. Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2014  (Library)
  • Competency-based Language Teaching in Higher Education [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Pérez Cañado, María Luisa. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2013  (Library)
  • Desarrollo y evaluación de competencias en educación superior . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Madrid : Narcea, 2009  (Library)
  • Gestión de las competencias: cómo analizarlas, cómo evaluarlas, cómo desarrollarlas. Edition: -. Author: Levy-Leboyer, Claude. Publisher: Barcelona: Gestión 2000, 2003  (Library)
  • Aprendizaje basado en competencias: una propuesta para la evaluación de las competencias genéricas . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Bilbao : Mensajero, 2008  (Library)
  • Language and mind [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: 3rd ed. 7th printing. Author: Chomsky, Noam, 1928-. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006  (Library)
  • Fundamental considerations in language testing. Edition: 1st published, 12nd reprinting. Author: Bachman, Lyle F.. Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2014  (Library)
  • Competency-based Language Teaching in Higher Education [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Pérez Cañado, María Luisa. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2013  (Library)
  • Desarrollo y evaluación de competencias en educación superior . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Madrid : Narcea, 2009  (Library)
  • Gestión de las competencias: cómo analizarlas, cómo evaluarlas, cómo desarrollarlas. Edition: -. Author: Levy-Leboyer, Claude. Publisher: Barcelona: Gestión 2000, 2003  (Library)
  • Aprendizaje basado en competencias: una propuesta para la evaluación de las competencias genéricas . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Bilbao : Mensajero, 2008  (Library)
  • Language and mind [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: 3rd ed. 7th printing. Author: Chomsky, Noam, 1928-. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006  (Library)
  • Fundamental considerations in language testing. Edition: 1st published, 12nd reprinting. Author: Bachman, Lyle F.. Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2014  (Library)
  • Competency-based Language Teaching in Higher Education [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Pérez Cañado, María Luisa. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2013  (Library)
  • Desarrollo y evaluación de competencias en educación superior . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Madrid : Narcea, 2009  (Library)
  • Gestión de las competencias: cómo analizarlas, cómo evaluarlas, cómo desarrollarlas. Edition: -. Author: Levy-Leboyer, Claude. Publisher: Barcelona: Gestión 2000, 2003  (Library)
  • Aprendizaje basado en competencias: una propuesta para la evaluación de las competencias genéricas . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Bilbao : Mensajero, 2008  (Library)
  • Language and mind [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: 3rd ed. 7th printing. Author: Chomsky, Noam, 1928-. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006  (Library)
  • Fundamental considerations in language testing. Edition: 1st published, 12nd reprinting. Author: Bachman, Lyle F.. Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2014  (Library)
  • Competency-based Language Teaching in Higher Education [Recurso electrónico]. Edition: -. Author: Pérez Cañado, María Luisa. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2013  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Metodologías de enseñanza y aprendizaje para el desarrollo de competencias [Recurso electrónico] : o. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Madrid : Alianza Editorial , 2006  (Library)
  • Metodologías de enseñanza y aprendizaje para el desarrollo de competencias [Recurso electrónico] : o. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Madrid : Alianza Editorial , 2006  (Library)
  • Metodologías de enseñanza y aprendizaje para el desarrollo de competencias [Recurso electrónico] : o. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Madrid : Alianza Editorial , 2006  (Library)