Workshop “Using short film creatively in the language classroom (visual literacy and critical thinking)” (London, 22 febbraio 2020)

Using short film creatively in the language classroom (visual literacy and critical thinking)

22 February 2020, 10.00am – 3.00pm Type
Workshop Venue
Bedford Room, G37 Ground Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Description

This interactive INSET workshop for PGCE Language students and newly qualified language teachers (NQT) only, will provide a framework for introducing film literacy and critical analysis strategies required in several components of the Language syllabuses (GCSE and A-Level). The event will propose a range of practical activities for embedding visual, film literacy and critical thinking using short films.

The workshop aims to:
• provide contexts and methodologies to use (short) films as part of existing Modern Language programmes
• cover different levels
• address different learning aims and outcomes
• introduce the key terminology teachers need
• apply relevant film concepts and integrate them into formative language exercises
• develop a better awareness of (multi) literacies, particularly visual literacy and critical thinking literacy
• present the main advantages of multimodal approaches to study and discuss short films
• encourage the creation of Open Educational Resources, under a Creative Common license, as part of the AHRC OWRI Cross-Language Dynamics Project on “New Approaches to Transmedia and Language Pedagogy”
• facilitate networking, advocacy and/or partnership among language teachers

A certificate of attendance will be issued.

Registration Fee £15

This event is organised by Manchester Metropolitan University as part of the OWRI Cross-Language Dynamics Project 

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Please note the registration fee is non-refundable

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Jenny Stubbs
020 7862 8832



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