Can be integrated into other activities
|In some projects, such as DOTS (Developing Online Teaching Skills), the focus is on tools, which can be used to teach any content at any level. It is up to the teacher to integrate their use in their teaching. Feedback from the Nordic area suggests that it can benefit from further integration into other activities taking place in the area. MORE DOTS offers support for mediating the DOTS project, bringing together specialists in language teaching, teacher training and online technology, as well as external experts dealing with formal, non-formal and informal learning, online communities and online teaching: see the following for further information on how this happens in practice.
Project materials can be integrated into various academic programmes at Masters and Bachelors levels, e.g.
E-VOLLution (Exploring cutting edge applications of networked technologies in vocationally oriented language learning) case study of international collaboration on creating and marketing an EFL Online application, in Greece, Lithuania and Iceland (Case study 1, E-VOLLution, pp. 117-124).
The CLIL-CD (Curriculum development for Content and Language Integrated Learning) project offers a teacher training curriculum for CLIL that may be linked to learners' curricula. Adaptable curricular models, suitable for both foreign language and content teachers are based on a set of defined target professional competences, e.g.: “ClIL teachers are able to articulate and discuss CLIL with school’s internal and external stakeholders”. The publication is proposed as a conceptual lens and model, not as a prescriptive template. It can therefore be integrated into a range of contexts.
ELP (European Language Portfolio) was used as part of a funded research project into learner autonomy in Ireland.
Some projects offer resources, which can simply inform development by inspiring new ideas, even if the materials themselves are not used directly. Listen to this short video on how LACS (Language associations and collaborative support) provided new insights in Iceland.
The LACS (Language associations and collaborative support) project offers support for other activities through its Directory of Language Organisations which help to build collaborations and networks, e.g. dissemination, searching for joint projects, awareness of the events, attending each other`s conferences, making presentations, sharing experience etc.