Content and Language Integrated Learning: A Blended Model in Higher Education

By Giovanna Carloni.

Published by The Technology Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Published online: January 8, 2014 $US5.00

The Internationalization Project implemented at the University of Urbino, Italy, aims to promote multilingualism and student mobility in higher education. To achieve these objectives, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) courses have been developed. A CLIL Center has been established to provide instructors with methodological and linguistic support. The consultation services provided by experts are geared to help instructors in lesson planning, materials design, and lesson delivery. To scaffold learners’ content knowledge and foreign language acquisition, a CLIL blended learning model has been developed. Overall, CLIL technology-enhanced teaching has been implemented in higher education to cater to digital-age learners and to create a state-of-the-art learning environment leading to the development of global workers and citizens.

Keywords: CLIL, Pedagogy 2.0, Online Learning, Emerging Technologies, Tasks

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp.61-71. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: January 8, 2014 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 461.674KB)).

Giovanna Carloni

Lecturer, Faculty of Foreign Languages, University of Urbino, Urbino, Italy

Giovanna Carloni is a lecturer at the University of Urbino, Italy. Her fields of expertise are Content and Language Integrated Learning, applied linguistics, corpus linguistics, English linguistics, distance learning, and teacher training.

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