Concetta Maria Sigona

Concetta Maria Sigona
Universidad de Burgos | UBU · Departamento de Filología

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Language learning through online tools has become customary, especially during COVID-19 pandemic, but this type of education does not always consider the requirements for students with special educational needs (SEN) despite teachers struggle to include disabled students in online teaching. This article presents the educational potential of using U...
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The specific learning difficulties (SpLD) are evolutionary disorders whose origins go back to biological and genetic alterations. Dyslexia is one of these disorders that occur when children learn to read. Due to the growing increase of dyslexic students in the university area, it is imperative and urgent to redevelop teaching materials that can res...
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In the European Higher Education Area, future foreign language teachers should receive training under a global perspective that integrates a global education and citizenship within a specific framework, to internationalize teacher education programs. In this sense, the development of academic coursework regulated by a policy of good practices is im...
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This Toolkit offers a compendium of good practices and resources for trainee-teachers with an innovative approach. The contents of this toolkit fall within the frame of the Erasmus+ VIRTEACH Project, A VIRtual Solution for a comprehensive and coordinated training for foreign language TEACHers in Europe (Project Reference: 2018-1-ES01-KA203-050045)....
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The aim of this English language handbook is to help these teachers, professionals and others involved in the teaching and learning of foreign languages to muster the basic skills necessary to accommodate their teaching to this population with SEN. It will show that the needs and reasons why students with SEN want to learn English are the same as i...
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This handbook tries to be a tool of help for all those who work in web content, regardless of purpose. It raises awareness for digital literacy for all and outlines a set of factors to consider for a universal design, a design for all. When you design for those who have more difficulties, everyone benefits. It warns of the necessity to think global...
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The aim of this Educational handbook is to help all those involved in the process of creating social and educational courses for learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN) to accommodate their teaching and outputs to these potential students. In this handbook, we will show that the needs and reasons why students with SEN want to learn English ar...
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This article analyzes the current situation of English language teaching (more particularly TESOL) to adults with Special Educational Needs (hereinafter SEN) in Spain from a double perspective. On the one hand, a qualitative study on teaching experiences with adult students with some type of disability is presented. The conclusions of this study sh...
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This Toolkit offers a compendium of good practices and resources for trainee-teachers with an innovative approach. The contents of this toolkit fall within the frame of the Erasmus+ VIRTEACH Project, A VIRtual Solution for a comprehensive and coordinated training for foreign language TEACHers in Europe (Project Reference: 2018-1-ES01-KA203-050045).
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Digital literacy and access to web content is no longer just a luxury, for a privileged few, it is a the necessity for everyone. The evolution of society has led us to new paradigms of socialization, education and work, now based on the global Internet network. Those who don’t know, those who don’t surf, those who don’t communicate through the Inte...
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English language teachers sometimes face a difficult dilemma when teaching learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN). On the one hand, they believe that each person should have the possibility of learning different languages, but on the other hand, they realize that they may not have the necessary skills to accommodate their course to these SEN...
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El objetivo de este estudio es realizar una propuesta de innovación docente en la enseñanza de un segundo idioma a nivel universitario a través del uso de la literatura utilizada como material auténtico. La innovación de nuestra propuesta tiene un doble eje: por un lado, contrastar la incorporación de la cultura en distintas metodologías (online y...
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El objetivo de este estudio es realizar una propuesta de innovación docente en la enseñanza de un segundo idioma a nivel universitario a través del uso de la literatura utilizada como material auténtico. La innovación de nuestra propuesta tiene un doble eje: por un lado, contrastar la incorporación de la cultura en distintas metodologías (online y...
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En estas páginas se describe una experiencia de innovación docente utilizando la pedagogía artística en la formación de estudiantes del Grado de Pedagogía de la Universidad de Burgos (España), concretamente en la Mención cualificadora de Tecnología y Educación. Se desarrolla partiendo del proyecto IDDEA (Investigación del Desarrollo Didáctico de la...
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The oral performance of Spanish future teachers of English is an essential linguistic aspect that requires thorough attention. This aspect is not only important but also vitally necessary; as achieving adequate oral performance on a daily basis is essential for teachers of English Emotional stressors in the form of anxiety or frustration, as well a...
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The main goal of most students in a foreign language is to communicate successfully in real situations. This case study has been carried out in the class of English Phonetics. At the beginning most students showed difficulties in different aspects of English phonetic. A series of oral activities were scheduled and a practical way for the recognitio...
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Lejos de plantear la enseñanza de idiomas con un objetivo esencialmente funcional, la metodología reflexiva es una herramienta muy adecuada para la promoción de docentes conscientes y críticos. Este trabajo presenta una experiencia de práctica reflexiva entre futuros docentes de lengua inglesa desarrollada en la Universidad de Burgos con el objeto...

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A Virtual Solution for a comprehensive and coordinated training for Foreign Language Teachers in Europe http://virteachproject.eu/
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To improve Initial Teacher Education through a virtual tool that facilitates a coordinated and comprehensive training of future language teachers in Europe. Visit www.virteachproject.eu
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• Develop a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that facilitates autonomous language learning for adult students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in formal and non-formal settings • Create validated practical guidelines with evidence-based methodologies • Create practical guidelines for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and software developers and also pedagogical guidelines for teachers