Teaching and Assessment of Comprehension Processes with an Emphasis on Learning through Dialogue (For Sec Sch Eng Teachers)
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Teaching and Assessment of Comprehension Processes

with an Emphasis on Learning through Dialogue

(For Secondary School English Teachers)


The workshop on Teaching and Assessment of Comprehension Processes with an Emphasis on Learning Through Dialogue will support teachers in improving their students' use of comprehension strategies such as close reading, predicting, clarification, questioning, summarising and reflection through various dialogic strategies. Teachers will also examine ways by which to identify their students' reading and comprehension skills and explore how dialogic strategies can improve areas of weakness and build upon strengths.

Outcomes

  1. Understand key theory and research on comprehension processes for secondary school students
  2. Discuss and critique practical dialogic strategies for developing comprehension processes
  3. Discuss and critique strategies for assessing secondary school students' use of comprehension processes

 


 About the Presenter: Dr Jennifer Shand




Doctor Jennifer Shand is a lecturer in English Curriculum studies at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Western Australia. Her research interests include the teaching of literature, writing pedagogy, middle and upper school English curriculum, cross-curricula literacy, and young adult fiction. She has worked at the level of Senior Teacher and Head of Department where she mentored new and English pre-service teachers, developed teaching programs and taught English and Literature at all year levels.

 


 

Registration Details

Topic: Teaching and Assessment of Comprehension Processes with an Emphasis on Learning through Dialogue

Target Audience: For Secondary School English Teachers

Presenter: Dr Jennifer Shand

Date: 15 - 16 March 2021 (2 half-days)

Time: 8:30 am to 11.30 am Singapore Time GMT+8

Mode of Delivery: via Zoom

Closing Date: 26 February 2021 Friday

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Workshop Fee: S$120.00 per participant. If 2 or more participants from the same school/organization attend the same workshop, the discounted fee will be S$100.00 per participant for that particular workshop. Fees are subject to GST.

Other Information: Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis. No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees. The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.

School/Cluster-Based Workshop Registration
Please contact Joseph Loy by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or tel: 6363 0330 on the cost of conducting the workshop.

 


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Teaching and Assessment of Comprehension Processes with an Emphasis on Learning through Dialogue (For Secondary School English Teachers)

Inquiry through Dialogue to Support Writing (For Secondary School English Teachers)