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120004 SE MEd 03: SE Applied Research Seminar (2021S)

Teaching Canadian and Postcolonial Studies: Research Perspectives

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Continuous assessment of course work
We 19.05. 13:15-16:00 Digital



max. 20 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Mittwoch 13:15-16:00
Beginn: 10.03.2021

Wednesday 10.03. 13:15 - 16:00 Digital
Wednesday 24.03. 13:15 - 16:00 Digital
Wednesday 21.04. 13:15 - 16:00 Digital
Wednesday 05.05. 13:15 - 16:00 Digital
Wednesday 02.06. 13:15 - 16:00 Digital
Wednesday 16.06. 13:15 - 16:00 Digital
Wednesday 30.06. 13:15 - 16:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

In this course, we will develop research questions for teaching Canadian and Postcolonial Studies the EFL classroom. Discussion topics will include Canada as postcolonial settler colony, Canadian literatures and memory cultures. The seminar features expert contributions on teaching Canada in the EFL classroom and a guest lecture on notions of ‘Canada’. Reading materials and case studies include Trey Anthony’s "Da Kink in My Hair" and Thomas King’s "The Inconvenient Indian".

Assessment and permitted materials

You will be expected to
• prepare one short multimodal presentation to share with your colleagues
• post three written assignments in the course of the term
• read short texts or watch videos which will be posted on moodle in preparation for each class
• participate in synchronous and asynchronous exchange and discussion
Presence and participation in the online meetings is mandatory. You can have one absence (since these are double classes). Please make sure you watch the recordings of any session you have missed and bring yourselves up to date on tasks and readings.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The grade will consist of the following:
Participation (online participation in live sessions and asynchronous tasks) 20%
Presentation and online discussion (due Jun 26) 20%
3 short assignments of 500 words each (due Mar 26, May 17, and Jun 21) 20% each

Grading scale:
100-90 Sehr Gut
91-80 Gut
81-70 Befriedigend
71-60 Genügend
59-0 Nicht Genügend

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

Studium: MEd 046/507
Code/Modul: MEd 03
Lehrinhalt: 12-4830

Last modified: Tu 04.05.2021 16:28