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1.6.1 Introduction

The process of keeping up-to-date in your chosen subject area is useful for your studies and afterwards, for your own personal satisfaction, or perhaps in your career as part of your continuing professional development.

There are a great many tools available that make it quite easy to keep yourself up to date. You can set them up so that the information comes to you, rather than you having to go out on the web looking for it. Over the next few pages, you will be experimenting with some
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2 Models of thinking

In Section 1, you were asked to think about your own definitions of inclusive education. In Section 2, we show how personal experience of inclusion and exclusion has been a major driving force in the development of inclusive education, with disabled adults in particular struggling to redefine their experiences of schooling. One major factor in this struggle towards redefinition has been the shift towards a social model of disability.

Rieser and Mason have described a model as ‘not nec
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1.2 Development through dialogue

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Now read Chapter 6, ‘Development through dialogue’, of the set book Words and Minds. As you read, pay special attention to:

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Introduction

The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our students. This unit considers some of the factors that can contribute to misbehaviour in the classroom and some of the steps that we can take as teachers to re-engage students with the learning process. This unit considers the format of lessons, how lessons are delivered, how to present lesson content in an interesting and creative way, and the development of "engaging lessons".


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5.1 Thinking about successful teamworking

Activity 7

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The objective of this activity is:

  • to think about your practice in relation to working with other professionals.
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4.2 Teaching assistants of the future

There is surely not a more exciting time than now for teaching assistants. Not only has the contribution of the teaching assistant's role to the effective teaching of the curriculum been recognised by inspection bodies across the UK, but it is poised for increased responsibility and development. In January 2003, the Government signed a National Workforce Remodelling Agreement with key partners such as LEAs and teaching unions. The aim of the agreement is to further improve standards in school
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4.1 Focusing on support practice

If you are a teaching assistant, your role of supporting teaching and learning in the classroom may have evolved with time. Alternatively you may have been recruited to the role for that very purpose. Perhaps you lie somewhere in the middle, having joined the body of teaching assistants just as the role was being reviewed and bearing witness to its expansion and development. In the final section of this unit, we focus with a degree of detail on the practice of teaching assistant Caroline High
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Edgar de Santo

Actividad 10

En esta actividad va a oír a Edgar de Santo hablar de su propia obra.

1 Antes de escuchar el texto mire las siguientes ilustraciones y conteste las preguntas:

  • (a) 
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Conceptos clave en el proceso creativo

En la sesión anterior escuchó a varios artistas hablar de manera informal; a continuación hablarán del arte de modo mucho más formal. En esta sesión podrá familiarizarse con el lenguaje propio de la historia y la crítica del arte.

Además, aprenderá a citar y parafrasear lo que dicen otras personas y practicará técnicas que le ayudarán a evitar el plagio.


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Varios estudiantes de Bellas Artes

Actividad 3

En esta actividad va a escuchar a varios estudiantes de Bellas Artes explicar lo que es para ellos el arte.

1 Como se trata de una conversación informal en la que los participantes se interrumpen mutuamente, emp
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8.5 Actividad

Actividad 8.4

Vocabulario

en el campo in
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2.5 Léxico básico

alto tall, high
animado lively
campanario (el) bell tower
casco viejo (el)/casco antiguo (el) old quarter
catedral (la) cathedral
estación (de tren) (la) (railway) station
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Acknowledgements

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The extracts acknowledged below appear Chapter 3 (‘Modernity and English as a national language’ by Dick Leith and David Graddol
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3 Standardisation

As you have read in Activity 6, the period in which modern English arose was characterised by fundamental changes in the structure of society. The key linguistic process associated with these changes is standardisation: English was transformed from a vernacular language into one with a standardised variety that could be id
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Übung 11

Lesen Sie die plattdeutschen Sätze und ihre hochdeutschen Entsprechungen. Verbinden Sie dann die plattdeutschen Sätze mit den richtigen hochdeutschen Übersetzungen.

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Übung 10

Hören Sie sich drei Beispiele für verschiedene Dialekte an und raten Sie mithilfe dieser Karte, wo diese Dialekte gesprochen werden.


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4.2 Actividad 6

En esta actividad va a aclarar las ‘lagunas’ que tenga sobre el tema. De este modo podrá completar la comprensión de la secuencia de la actividad 5. Además podrá ampliar sus conocimientos generales sobre el mundo hispano.

1 Cri
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1.6.4 Blogs

The founder ofTechnorati  claims that the number of ‘blogs’ doubles every five months and that the creation rate is approaching two per second. One estimate I read in July 2010 put the number at 400 million ‘blogs’. Because these online diaries offer instant publishing opportunities, you potentially have access to a wealth of knowledge from commentators and experts (if they blog) in a wi
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1.5.9 Plagiarism

Referencing is not only useful as a way of sharing information, but also as a means of ensuring that due credit is given to other people’s work. In the electronic information age, it is easy to copy and paste from journal articles and web pages into your own work. But if you do use someone else’s work, you should acknowledge the source by giving a correct reference.

Taking someone's work and not indicating where you took it from is termed plagiarism and is regarded as an infringemen
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1 Sur la Côte d'Amour

This section on summer holidays in France starts with a video sequence showing a typical beach scene from a French resort on the Atlantic coast. As well as finding out a little about the history of holiday-making in France, we hear present-day holiday-makers describing the advantages and disadvantages of a popular beach. A number of people then explain how much holiday they take and when they can take it. Finally we explore current trends and investigate how popular foreign holidays are among
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