Interaction and Communication in the Classroom
   
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Theory (A) 20.0
Exercises (B) 20.0
Training and projects (C) 0.0
Studytime (D) 120.0
Studypoints (E) 4
Level  
Credit contract? Unrestricted Access: student takes into consideration the conditions mentioned in Starting Competences
Examination contract? This course can not be taken through this kind of contract
Credit contract mandatory if Exam contract? Separate credit contract mandatory
Retake possible in case of permanent evaluation? Yes
Teaching Language Dutch
Lecturer André Mottart
Department PP06
Co-lecturers  
Key Words

Communication, communication skills, interaction styles

Position of the Course

In combination with other courses in the SLO, this course provides supporting knowledge in order to control the basis professional teacher competencies.

  • coping with diversity in groups of learners
  • support the instructional and developmental activities in the standard Dutch language
  • creating a positive classroom and school climate
  • fostering the emancipation of learnes
  • deploying strategies to work with non-Dutch speaking learners
  • creating a stimulating and workable classroom setting
  • communicating with parents/care takers about their children at school
  • communicating with parents and care takers – in collaboration with the school team – about classroom and school issues, considering the diversity in parents
  • having conversations with parents/care takers about school and education
  • developing strategies to communicate with non-Dutch speaking parents
  • participation in discussions about school policies
  • contacting and collaborating – in collaboration with colleagues - with external parties or organisations that present educational initiatives

Contents

In the theoretical part following topics are considered:

  • principles of communication;
  • communication skills (vs pupils/students);
  • communication skills (vs colleagues/parents);
  • correct linguistic usage;
  • class management;
  • dynamics of interactions;
  • discipline.

Starting Competences

Final Competences

  • Give oral and written presentations on a clear and persuasive way
  • Discuss with students, parents, colleagues and others, taking into account the diversity of the participants
  • React on a effective way on questions and challenges
  • Recognise and use strategies for non-verbal communication
  • Develop the appropriate skills to function into an effective teams
  • Reflect on their own strenghts and weaknesses concerning interaction and communication

Teaching and Learning Material

Cost: 20.0 EUR

  • syllabus

References

Course Content-Related Study Coaching

  • Interactive support using Minerva.
  • By appointment.

Teaching Methods

  • lecture
  • practicum
  • seminar: coached exercises
  • plenary lessons;
  • seminars;
  • exercises in small groups.
The student-teachers (teachers in training) in a LIO-trajectory have to realize the above-mentioned goals and competences through an alternative portfolio-trajectory. The assignments are elaborated in a manual. There are a number of contact-moments, a number of mandatory lessons or seminars –depending on the education assignments of the LIO-, intervision and appropriate coaching moments, e.g. individual and group supervision. A candidate with a LIO-trajectory of less than 250 hours (this corresponds to a teaching assignments of less than 7h per week) is not admitted to the portfolio-trajectory. The student then has to follow the normal learning-trajectory. .

Evaluation Moments

Non-periodic evaluation

Evaluation Methods

  • portfolio
  • participation
  • peer assessment
Feedback on the non-periodical evaluation:
by appointment

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