Materials Development for Language Learning Activities

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Materials Development for Language Learning Activities
1 1. Introduction
1.1.1 What kind of material can we find? -Informative.-Instructional.-Experential-Exploratory.-Eliciting
1.2 What is the origin?
2 2. History of Publication on Materials Development.
2.1 Mid-eigthies to nineties: Articles and specific references
2.1.1 1980: Examples and references Mid nineties to 2000´s: Methodologies 2000´s: Adaptation and systematize Now. It is an academic field
3 3. Materials evaluation
3.1 3.1. Establishing criteria and developing evaluation instruments
3.1.1 Assessment Testing? Attractiveness? Stages? Fool-Proof? CRITERIA Universal Local So, is it subjective? Targets, goals, achievements.
3.2 3.2. Reporting Evaluations
3.2.1 Focused on Practitioners Excess of information Micro & Macro Evaluations Subjective & Theoretically Uninteresting So must be focused on WHO PILOTS the Evaluation TO ILLUSTRATE EFECTIVENESS
4 4. Materials adaptation
4.1 Sistematicaly Intuitively
4.2 Context
4.2.1 Methodology Learners Objectives Teacher Individual Personal Modern Task-Based Communication Interaction Participation Managment
4.3.1 Mc.Grath (2002) 4 evaluate processes Select Section Task Use Understanding
4.3.2 Islam & Mares (2003) Learning Styles Autonomy Cognitive Skills Engagement
4.3.3 Saraceni (2003) Involve Learners Relevant Universal Provocative Topic Authentic
5 5. Materials production
5.1 How writers write
5.1.1 Principles Languages Acquisition Target
5.1.2 Inspiration Think - Write (Crative Process)
5.1.3 Writing Task Analyze Context Report Comprenhesion
5.2 Principles Development of Materials
5.2.1 Principles PRIOR writing SLA Receptive Skills Productive Skills World view How do we think people learn language? Importance Classroom Activities (Meaningful) Topic - Based Text -Based Humanising Approach Needs Teacher (Empower) Learner Flexible Use
5.3 Effective Materials
6 6. Materials exploitation
6.1 Effective Use of Materials
6.1.1 Humanize Lively Discussions Textbook (Adaptation)
6.1.2 Self-Acess
6.1.3 DO Pedagogical Needs &Goals Teacher-Learner
7 7. Issues in materials development
7.1 Are materials the best medium for teaching-learning procesess?
7.1.1 Aganist- Allwrigth, 1981 Denied: Needs and Wants Impose control and order. Eg. Ok, class turn to page 46 of your textbook.
7.1.2 Defence, O´Neil, 1982
7.3 7.2 The need for publishing materials
7.3.1 Can I use my own textbook? My textbook, My Ss, My needs Confidence-creativity
7.4 7.3 Pedagogic approches
7.4.1 Methodologies changed- Pedagogy did not
7.4.2 PPP Approches Discrete forms, listen and repeat, dialogue repetition, matching and filling the gaps.
7.4.3 Language awareness approach Experience the text, the analyze it
7.4.4 Now, Task-based approach
7.5 7.4 Authenticity of text and tasks
7.5.1 Do the texts prepare Ss for real world? Material is not authentic, interaction with it does.
7.6 7.5: Aceptability
7.6.1 excessive caution on "taboo topics" Marital violence Drugs abuse Sexim Racism There is not affective engagement
7.7 7.7 Ideology in materials
7.7.1 English LT Globalisation process Promotes western capitalist and materialistic values
7.7.2 Learners- consumers?
7.7.3 Criitical possition
8 8. Materials development projects
8.1 Sponsored by ministeries and institutions
8.2 Market offer is not enough
9 9. Research in materials development
9.1 There is not much research
9.1.1 Writer´s theories vs research
9.2 Long-term research- investment
9.3 Editorial do not publish researchs.
9.3.1 Materials should be oriented into a research-oriented framework. (Chapelle, 2008) More PH. D?
10 10. Conclusion
10.1 The current situation
10.1.1 Material development Academic field Personalize Personalize Practical undertaking Critical course-book Critical course-book Enter text here Facilitate Language adquisition
10.2 10.2 Gaps in the literature
10.2.1 Effect types of materials
10.2.2 No How to encourage New Materials Learner and teacher
10.3 10.3 The future of materials
10.3.1 Appropiated materials Do it. Flexible courses Adquisition( Class-room)
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