Seminar on the research methodology of French as a first language

lrom2318  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar on the research methodology of French as a first language
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
15.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
The students registered for the didactic finality or for the teaching certificate can follow as from the first year.
Main themes
Strenghtening of one teaching area of French as first language and set up of a scientific methodology suited to the research in the area in question.
15 hours of seminar, with groups of 15 to 20 students.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 To learn how to integrate oneself in a process of research of didactic for French by trying out tools and methods related to a specific issue of the teaching of French.
 
Content
The seminar introduces the main principles and methods of research into teaching French, particularly the analysis of teaching methods and the effect they have on pupils. On this basis, students will discover and compare different examples of research already undertaken and try out for themselves a research measure relating to activities for teaching learners reading writing, speaking, language or literature.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Working in groups of 10 to 15 students supported by the professor.
Research activities in very small groups will alternated with exchanges in the entire group.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

An essay of 15 pages. Instructions and evaluation criteria given at the end of the seminar.
Other information
Teaching materials : A list of bibliography suggestions and stimulating documents will be handed out at each session.
Online resources
https://moodleucl.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=10421
Bibliography
DUFAYS J.-L., «  Quelle(s) méthodologie(s) pour les recherches en didactique de la littérature ?  Esquisse de typologie et réflexions exploratoires », in  Enjeux, 51-52, 2001, pp. 7-29.
DUFAYS J.-L., « De la discipline déclarée à la discipline apprise : un an d'observation de deux enseignantes de français et de leurs élèves en classe de 5e secondaire », in Erick FALARDEAU, Carole FISHER, Claude SIMARD (dir.), La didactique du français. Les voies actuelles de la recherche,  Québec, Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 2007, pp. 63-82.
REUTER Y. (dir.), COHEN-AZRIA C., DAUNAY B., DELCAMBRE I. & LAHANIER-REUTER D., Dictionnaire des concepts fondamentaux des didactiques, Bruxelles, De Boeck, 2007.
SCHNEUWLY B. & THÉVENAZ-CHRISTEN (dir.), Analyse des objets enseignés. Le cas du français, Bruxelles, De Boeck, 2006.
 
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Linguistics

Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General