La formación en línea para profesorado de Lenguas para Fines Específicos en las universidades españolas

  1. Paloma López-Zurita 1
  2. María Vázquez Amador 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Cádiz

    Universidad de Cádiz

    Cádiz, España


LFE: Revista de lenguas para fines específicos

ISSN: 1133-1127

Year of publication: 2022

Issue Title: Audiovisual Translation in the Foreign Language Classroom

Volume: 28

Issue: 2

Pages: 242-259

Type: Article

DOI: 10.20420/RLFE.2022.561 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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This paper presents the results of the initial phase of the European project "LSP Teacher Education Online Course for Professional Development" (LSP-TEOC.Pro) run by a strategic partnership consortium consisting of ten member institutions. Nine of these institutions are directly involved as teachers of languages for specific purposes (LSP) and the tenth is the British research organization Arcola Research Llp. The objective of this project is to provide students and teachers of Languages for SpecificPurposes (LSP) with a multilingual online course which will allow them to acquire the competences needed for a successful implementation of teaching languages in a specific context. This course will be taught online (also known as distance learning, e-learning or web-based learning, among others), as online teaching has recently become one of the main characteristics of the 21st century educational system (Tsai & Machado, 2002). This study focuses on the analysis and synthesis of the existing online LSP teacher training programmes in Spanish universities. Eighty-two Spanish universities, both public and private, were reviewed and, interestingly, only 11 online LSP teacher training courses were identified. The results have been compared with those obtained in a previous study carried out by the same working group in the European Project "TRAILs" (Vázquez Amador & López-Zurita, 2021), complementing the existing information and offering an exhaustive overview of training programs for LSP teachers working in both face -to-face and online contexts in Spain.

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