INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION AND LEARNING

Course Information
TitleΑΤΟΜΙΚΕΣ ΔΙΑΦΟΡΕΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΑΠΟΚΤΗΣΗ/ ΕΚΜΑΘΗΣΗ ΔΕΥΤΕΡΗΣ ΞΕΝΗΣ ΓΛΩΣΣΑΣ / INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION AND LEARNING
Title in ItalianDifferenze Individuali nell' Acquisizione di Lingua Seconda
Code11426
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAnna Mouti
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600019749

Programme of Study: UPS School of Italian Language and Literature 2013

Registered students: 64
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureElective CoursesWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600186322
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction)
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: • Explore and understand the effect of individual differences on the L2 acquisition / learning • Understand the diversity of their students in relation to individual differences • Use instruments to measure individual differences and evaluate them.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Factors affecting second language acquisition and learning (language environment, linguistic input, individual differences). Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition. Age. Linguistic Diversity / Crosslinguistic Influences. L1s and Plurilingual Profiles. Literacy profiles. Learning styles and cognitive styles. Learning Strategies. Personality and Motivation. Intelligence and Aptitude. Measurement of Individual Differences and Problems. Presentation and application of tools for measuring individual differences. Individual Differences and Learning Disabilities.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures522.1
Seminars80.3
Laboratory Work200.8
Reading Assigment502
Written assigments100.4
Exams100.4
Total1506
Student Assessment
Description
There are 2 alternative ways of evaluation: 1. Continuous Assessment through quizzes (2) and (small) assignments (2) during the semester, the average of which will be the final grade of the course. - To participate in the process of continuous assessment, it is recommended to attend the course (MAX. 4 absences) and to participate in the discussions and related activities. 2. Final Examination
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Εξάμηνο 0 - Εαρινό Επιλογές Συγγραμμάτων: Βιβλίο [94691695]: Στρατηγικές Γλωσσικής Κατάκτησης και Διαπολιτισμικής Επικοινωνίας, Γρίβα Ελένη, Κωφού Ιφιγένεια Λεπτομέρειες Πρόσθετο Διδακτικό Υλικό: Βιβλίο [59303483]: Ατομικές διαφορές στην απόκτηση/εκμάθηση δεύτερης γλώσσας: στιλ και στρατηγικές μάθησης, ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣ ΥΨΗΛΑΝΤΗΣ Λεπτομέρειες Βιβλίο [73248059]: New Perspectives on Individual Differences in Language Learning and Teaching [electronic resource], Miros?aw Pawlak Λεπτομέρειες
Additional bibliography for study
1. Coffield F., Mosely D., Hall E. & Ecclestone K. (2004).Should we be using learning styles? What research has to say to practice.London: Learning Skills Research Centre. 2. Dörnyei, Z. (2005). The psychology of the language learner: individual differences in second language acquisition. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum, 3. Dörnyei, Z. and P. Skehan (2003). Individual differences in second language learning. In C. J. Doughty, & M. H. Long (Eds.), The handbook of second language acquisition (pp. 589-630). Oxford: Blackwell. http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/content/BPL_Images/Content_store/WWW_Content/9780631217541/19Chap18.pdf 4. Ellis, R. (2004). Individual differences in second language learning. In A. Davies & C. Elder (Eds.), The handbook of applied linguistics (pp. 525-547). Malden, Mass.: Blackwell. https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/33ed/58fe403471aefe7938b4bf1bd8db2c8a70cc.pdf 5. Leaver, B.L, Ehrman, M., Shekhtman, B. (2005).Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 6. Psaltou-Joycey, A. &Kantaridou, Z. (2009).Plurilingualism, Language Learning Strategy Use, and Learning Styles.International Journal of Multilingualism, 6(4), 460-474. 7. Psaltou-Joycey, A. &Kantaridou, Z. (2011).Major, minor, and negative learning style preferences of university students.System 39(1), 103-112. 8. Reid, J. (1995). Learning Styles in ESL/ EFL classroom.Boston:. Heinle & Heinle Pubblisher. 9. Μουτή Ά., 2008. «Η Μέτρηση των Στιλ Μάθησης στην Αξιολόγηση της Ξένης Γλώσσας». Στο Περιοδικό Επιθεώρηση Εκπαιδευτικών Θεμάτων του Παιδαγωγικού Ινστιτούτου, τεύχος 14. http://www.pi-schools.gr/download/publications/epitheorisi/teyxos14/035- 050.pdf
Last Update
21-03-2022