LANG40640 Teaching Practice, Observation & Feedback

Academic Year 2019/2020

This module aims to focus on effective lesson planning, observation and feedback strategies for TESOL practitioners. Teachers will be observed and receive feedback on the teaching of an area of TESOL. Participants will also observe the classroom and critically reflect on the appropriate exposure to models of language use and the choice of materials and methods in particular contexts. Successful candidates will gain a comprehensive understanding of lesson planning and classroom management, and will acquire skills for their professional and academic development.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students will have:
focused attention on a cycle of observation and the provision of relevant feedback
reflected on feedback and learned how to apply to modification of classroom practice
understood key concepts, terminology and theoretical frameworks related to teaching in particular contexts
developed insights into the creation of positive pedagogical environments facilitating language learning
addressed the key practical areas of classroom management and lesson planning

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Small group lectures, reflective activities, debate and discussion, peer and group work, critical writing 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.  
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Presentation: < Description > Unspecified n/a Graded No


Essay: < Description > Unspecified n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: < Description > Unspecified n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback is provided individually, post midterm assessment and post final assignment submission. Draft papers may be submitted for global feedback prior to the final written assignment.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.  
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Spring: All Weeks Wed 16:00 - 17:50