Contemporary ELT Stratagies in Engineering Pedagogy
Theory and Practice
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This book explores innovative pedagogical practices and teaching and learning strategies in the engineering curriculum for empowered learning.
It highlights the urgency for developing specific skill sets among students that meet the current market recruitment needs. The authors present a detailed framework for fostering a higher level of competence in students especially in their communication skills, their knowledge of media and technology tools, and their leadership skills. The book offers examples of new and effective teaching strategies including cognitive, metacognitive, and socio-affective strategies which align well with the existing and evolving technical curriculum.
The book will be of interest to teachers, students, and researchers of education, engineering, and higher education. It will also be useful for English language teachers, educators, and curriculum developers.
Table of Contents
1. Integrating 21st Century Skill Set in the Engineering Curriculum 2. Integrated Practice of Learning Strategies and 21st Century Skills 3. Bridging the Skills Gap in Technical Education 4. Task-Based Language Teaching to Foster Communication Skills 5. Teaching LSRW Skills through TTT (Test, Teach, Test) Method 6. Integrating the Sub-skills of LSRW for ESL Learners 7. Value Addition to the Communication Course 8. Poetry in the Engineering Curriculum 9. Incorporating Thinking Skills 10. The Influence of Pedagogical Strategies on Learning Strategies 11. Teaching and Speaking in Indian ESL Classrooms 12. Improving Reading Proficiency of ESL Learners 13. Techno-Mediated Teaching of English for Engineers in India: Perceived Threats and Hidden Opportunities 14. ZPD and ICT in Language Learning 15. Towards Designing a Module for INSET 16. Reflective Practice for Teachers in the Post-method Era
S. Mekala is an Associate Professor and Head in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India.
Geetha R is a research scholar who completed her PhD research focusing on the augmentation of learners’ writing skill, in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India.