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#MannequinChallenge #Uniovi

This morning in our module “Economy of Spain and the European Union” we held a Questions&Answers session about different topics related with the Labour market in Spain and Europe. We have been recording the viral phenomenon ‘The Mannequin Challenge’ to show that, even some students could find the session a bit boring (one is sleeping) […]

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More active learning in World Economy: jigsaw session for the WTO

Having difficulties to present the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to your students in a World Economy module? Try out a puzzle or jigsaw session!!! This active learning technique is easy to implement and generate high students’ involvement. It is true that it needs a bit of previous preparation but the effort is worthwhile. I usually […]

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¿Podemos cambiar nuestra práctica docente? La enseñanza centrada en el estudiante y el aprendizaje activo

Hay muchas técnicas de enseñanza que se utilizan habitualmente en las aulas y la moda educativa marca tendencia: instrucción por pares, trabajo en pequeño grupo, clase invertida, resolución de problemas, trabajo por proyectos …. Sin embargo, para lograr un verdadero cambio educativo no es suficiente seguir la moda de las técnicas de instrucción. Lo verdaderamente […]

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CLIL: some principles

Over recent years the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Oviedo has gradually introduced bilingual study groups.  This experience supposes an enormous challenge for the lecturers and students who face the difficulties associated with the process of teaching and learning in a second language. The challenge is twofold; on the one hand, […]

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CLIL in Higher Education

I was the last 28th of January of 2013 in Castellón at Universidad Jaume I presenting my experiences in the bilingual module at Universidad de Oviedo. Lately, I have taught some modules in English in Bussiness Administration Degree in the Economics Faculty in Oviedo. The approach I have used is Content and Language Integated Learning […]

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