María Ángeles Martín del Pozo

María Ángeles Martín del Pozo
Universidad de Valladolid | UVA · Departamento de Didáctica de la Lengua y Literatura

Bachelor of Arts, U. de Valladolid; Master of Science, Dublin City University, Ph. D, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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September 2006 - present
Universidad de Valladolid
Position
  • Contratado Doctor
Education
September 2010 - November 2014
Complutense University of Madrid
Field of study
  • Filología
September 2000 - March 2003
Dublin City University
Field of study
  • Computer Applications in Education
September 1990 - September 1995
Universidad de Valladolid
Field of study
  • Filología Inglesa

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Publications (57)
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La educación bilingüe se ha implantado con mayor velocidad que la preparación de profesores cualificados. Se requieren urgentemente investigaciones y propuestas de formación. Este artículo analiza la atención prestada a los aspectos lingüísticos y a los metodológicos en siete estudios realizados en España que consideran las necesidades de formación...
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Resumen Este artículo reflexiona sobre el concepto de docencia en inglés, una actividad creciente en la universidad española como consecuencia del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior, la internacionalización de las universidades y el progresivo interés por las distintas modalidades de CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning). Se exponen la...
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Resumen: Este artículo presenta varias actividades llevadas a cabo en la asignatura de Literatura Infantil (4º curso del Grado de Maestro en Educación Primaria). Todas ellas siguen la metodología del aprendizaje servicio. Estas actividades tienen como primera fundamentación teórica el enfoque vigente de enseñanza de literatura: la educación literar...
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So far ESP/ EAP have mainly targeted preparation to study abroad or for international research activities. Current trends such as the internationalization of universities and the subsequent practice of English Medium Instruction (EMI) are creating new circumstances for ESP/EAP. EMI demands new competences in Higher Education staff, who, in most cas...
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The paper begins by approaching the concept of CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) providing a brief overview of the history of bilingual education. The influence of the linguistic policies of the European Union is discussed along with some beliefs about language teaching and how both have influenced the celerity of CLIL implementation,...
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Studying language through naturally-occurring data is easily feasible nowadays thanks to the use of concordancers. Using the software package AntConc by Laurence Anthony, the author approaches the linguistic style of Pope Francis in four of his apostolic exhortations. His lexical frequencies are compared to those of Venerable Fr. Tomás Morales, a S...
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International assessment of reading comprehension in Spanish primary and secondary education (PIRLS, PISA) indicates weak inferential comprehension. The cause could be a combination of sociological, psychological and pedagogical factors, such as an insufficient training A first step towards developing inference in children is to raise teachers’ awa...
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This chapter centres on how summative assessment is presented in the exam models provided by textbooks publishers. Specifically, this analysis aims to show how several thinking skills are considered when content is being assessed. The questions and tasks were classified following Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy, according to six levels of complexity: reme...
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From the early history of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) experts have acknowledged that Linguistics is one of the disciplines contributing to it. If one of the goals of HCI is to produce usable systems, then linguistics has also a role to play in web interface and web usability though this may not have been officially acknowledged yet. Up to now...
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La formación lectora de los futuros maestros ha sido foco de estudio en los últimos años. Por una parte surgen investigaciones para conocer su creencias y saberes (Martín del Pozo y Rascón Estébanez, 2015 a; Munita, 2013) su propia experiencia lectora (Colomer y Munita, 2013) o su formación lectora (Álvarez-Álvarez y Diego-Mantecón, 2019). Por otra...
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The use of a foreign language to teach content subjects is an increasing practice at all educational levels throughout Europe (Eurydice Report, 2017). This practice is known as CLIL content and language Integrated learning). Though challenges are still numerous, CLIL has provided contributions to linguistic education. This paper aims to deepen into...
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Linguistic needs in English Medium Instruction: some insights from CALP and genre pedagogy. Various initiatives in recent years have proposed frameworks and competences required for English Medium Instruction (EMI) at Higher Education, for example the European projects IntlUni and EQUIIP (Educational Quality at Universities for inclusive internatio...
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En la evaluación sumativa el alumno puede obsesionarse con la calificación y privarse del aprendizaje que supone conocer sus logros y sus carencias. Existe además el riesgo de que el profesor no explicite los criterios de cada calificación otorgada. Estos riesgos pueden evitarse con la aplicación de escalas graduadas. Este trabajo recoge la experie...
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Middle age through English, Middle Age through Spanish: spot the difference Research on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) tends to focus on the benefits of large- scale CLIL implementation with an emphasis on language learning outcomes. Less attention has been paid to subject-matter achievements and much less to general learning gains...
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Many teachers are not focusing any more on having their students completing tasks and assignments and attention is being paid to developing their thinking and understanding. Perkins (1995) affirms learning is a consequence of thinking. The classroom and classroom materials should foster thinking, or otherwise, the opportunity to favor thinking is c...
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The approach of genre analysis has provided pedagogical insights useful for course and materials design in English for Specific Purposes (ESP). Thus, it has been declared that the concept of genre has served to reorganize the research and pedagogical methodology of ESP and EAP (Alcaraz Varó, 2000). This long tradition can also provide some response...
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Bilingual education is increasingly being implemented in Spanish primary education. Teacher education is one of the numerous challenges that must be faced in this context. This paper suggests formative assessment through peer observation as a possible tool to contribute to bilingual teacher education. The paper begins by highlighting the importance...
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The teaching of non linguistic disciplines in English is a growing practice in European universities. This is popularly known as “bilingual degrees” but English Medium Instruction (EMI) is the most suitable and precise denomination. The connection between EMI and the internationalization of universities is evident since English is now the Lingua F...
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CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) and EMI (English Medium Instruction) practices have outpaced theory and teacher training. There is a need to provide answers to some of the key issues such as the language requirements. This paper aims to show that knowledge from English for Specific Purposes and English for Academic Purposes, fields...
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Language requirements for EMI: a case study and a didactic proposal Teacher training for English Medium Instruction should target three main domains: communication and specific language use, pedagogy and didactics and issues related to multilingualism (Fortanet, 2010: 260). The research results summarized in this paper are part of a doctoral thesi...
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Desde hace ya casi dos décadas se ha advertido que la proliferación de recursos digitales conlleva la necesidad de criterios sólidos para saber evaluarlos y determinar su valor o su capacidad para cumplir sus objetivos (Codina, 2000). A esa necesidad se suman los retos y demandas de las nuevas metodologías docentes, por ejemplo la metodología CLIL....
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https://www.academia.edu/32314878/Volume_11_Number_4_-Special_issue_on_ESP_Upload_Date_07_April_2017_ This paper provides an overview of the current theoretical debate about the relationships between ESP and CLIL. Four domains are considered. 1) The ESP & CLIL continua and their intersection points in order to specify the boundaries of both, an ur...
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English medium instruction (EMI) is an increasing practice at European higher education. Implementation has outpaced theoretical conceptualization and lecturer education. This paper aims to contribute to both by shedding some light on the language required for effective lecturing in EMI contexts. Six EMI lecturers at a School of Computer Engineer...
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CLIL teacher training is one of the main challenging concerns of both CLIL theorists and practitioners. This paper aims to contribute to the field by providing an example of a needs analysis for CLIL teacher training regarding linguistic requirements of teaching content subjects through English. The theoretical framework underlying this proposal is...
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The Encounters of University students (EUC) began in 1977 as a response to a need: the search for the truth in the synthesis of knowledge at the service of mankind and society. The EUC is a meeting of students and lecturers to foster dialogue on current topics with a synthesis of faith and reason. EUCs take place over a week end twice a year. Parti...
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Genre analysis is a widely used approach in ESP which has provided pedagogical insights useful for course and materials design. Thus, it has been declared that the concept of genre has served to reorganize the research and pedagogical methodology of ESP and EAP (Alcaraz Varó, 2000). This long tradition can be now applied to CLIL and contribute to r...
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Content and language Integrated Learning (CLIL) practice has outpaced the provision of qualified and prepared teachers. Surveys reveal that Spanish teachers of all educational levels are more concerned with linguistic than with methodological training (Martín del Pozo, 2015). Though the partiality of this vision is arguable, the urgency of language...
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Teaching and learning content subjects through English requires a competence in academic language which Cummins (1984) labeled CALP (Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency). Revisiting this concept could shed light on the academic language skills necessary for communication in bilingual classrooms. A first step in this long journey could be a deep...
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Bilingual education is a concept under discussion which comprehends general didactics, content didactics and language didactics. This chapter suggests some reflections to contextualize bilingual education within the language teaching scene. Particularly, it highlights the catalyzing effect which is causing a paradigm shift form a reductionist view...
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Listening comprehension of lectures in L2 contexts is a widely researched topic. Findings have been applied to both materials and course design. This paper focuses on findings about the facilitative role in comprehension of those discourse markers (DM) which signal lecture structure. These markers can also be of assistance in L2 contexts such as ne...
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El propósito de este trabajo es verificar si la enseñanza explícita de estrategias para realizar un resumen mejora las composiciones y los niños comprenden dicho género. Asimismo, pretende ser una aportación para ayudar a otros docentes a enseñar a resumir. Los resultados muestran una importante mejora en las producciones infantiles. De ello se pue...
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The implementation of a bilingual program at higher education raises multiple questions to those involved. The uncertainty around such novel experience could be lessened if participants understood all the factors converging. This paper provides a list of elements and parameters to aid both present and prospective practitioners to deepen in the char...
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In recent years the attempt to introduce great world literary writers to young audiences has been achieved by means of adaptations. Thus, children have access to classical authors and their works. Numerous books for children about St. Teresa of Avila have been published during the commemoration of the fifth centenary of her birth in 2015. This pape...
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El cómic es un género considerado una forma de paraliteratura y en ocasiones de cierto carácter marginal con respecto al canon literario oficial. No obstante, este género despierta interés y motivación en lectores de todas las edades. La combinación e integración de los códigos verbales y no verbales en el cómic le dotan de unas características de...
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RESUMEN Las leyes educativas dan cada vez mayor peso a la lectura. Por ello, prácticas como las campañas de animación a la lectura han ganado gran popularidad. No obstante, su auge no se corresponde con una adecuada formación de los maestros para una implementación eficaz. El primer paso necesario es clarificar este concepto y ubicarlo dentro del e...
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Este trabajo analiza seis libros en los que se presenta Sta. Teresa al público infantil. Utilizaremos como marco teórico la propuesta de Teresa Colomer en Siete llaves para valorar historias infantiles (2002). Nuestro análisis se centra en los siguientes elementos: 1) Contenido seleccionados de la biografía de la Santa. 2) Voz narrativa empleada....
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Teaching non linguistic disciplines through English is becoming a common practice at all educational levels. However, many questions remain unsolved. This paper centers on the description of lecturers discourse in bilingual degrees. Discourse markers and the academic functions of definition, explanation and hypothesis expression are analyzed in six...
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BREVE DESCRIPCIÓN DEL OBJETO DE ESTUDIO: Creencias de los estudiantes de Grado de Maestro (Infantil y Primaria) de la Facultad de Educación de Segovia acerca de la práctica de la animación a la lectura antes de cursar la asignatura de Literatura Infantil en cuarto. JUSTIFICACIÓN : Las leyes educativas dan cada vez mayor peso a la lectura. La animac...
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The implementation of a bilingual program at higher education raises multiple questions to those involved. The uncertainty around such novel experience could be lessened if participants understood all the factors converging. This paper provides a list of elements and parameters to aid both present and prospective practitioners to deepen in the char...
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Impartir asignaturas en inglés se ha convertido en una práctica frecuente a causa del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior y las crecientes internacionalización y mercantilización de las universidades. Varios estudios en el contexto español concluyen que el profesorado muestra reticencia por motivos de nivel de idioma. En esos mismos estudios se p...
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Abstract: Internationalization strategies and the European Space of Higher Education are causing a growing interest in English medium instruction (EMI). University linguistic and internationalization policies are attempting to provide lectures with the required training and education. Linguists can supply not only the knowledge of the language but...
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p class="REDUTEXTORESUMEN">Este artículo reflexiona sobre el concepto de docencia en inglés, una actividad creciente en la universidad española como consecuencia del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior, la internacionalización de las universidades y el progresivo interés por las distintas modalidades de CLIL ( Content and Language Integrated Lear...
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CLIL teacher training remains one of the main concerns of both CLIL theorists and practitioners. Competences lists and frameworks identify two main domains: linguistic and methodological, both still requiring further specification. Therefore, there is an urgent need for proposals in this direction. This paper aims to shed some light on the lingui...
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Research has approached the heterogeneous field of CLIL in Higher Education from different perspectives: macro level / micro level; process/ product. An example of micro level process research is the analysis of CLIL classroom discourse. Findings about how language is actually used in CLIL environments can signal pathways for improvement. This pape...
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CLIL teacher training is one of the main concerns of both CLIL theorists and practitioners. This issue is also considered a key factor for CLIL implementation and success. Therefore, there is an urgent need for proposals in this direction. This paper aims to provide and example of a needs analysis for CLIL teacher training in Higher Education. Th...
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Ante la avalancha de software educativo, que también se ha notado en la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera, se necesitan unas directrices claras para seleccionar el material más acorde con los objetivos docentes. En este artículo se proporcionan algunas claves para elegir el software más adecuado y convertir estos programas en una herrami...
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