Los fundamentos curriculares en la enseñanza del inglés a distancia: un acercamiento a partir de la teoría y de la reflexión de la práctica educativa

This article examines the curricular elements and the experience at the State Open University (UNED) in Costa Rica since 1997 in the program for I and II Cycle English teachers. Based on the author’s experience as a tutor at UNED, the article provides a comprehensive review of the teaching of Englis...

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Main Author: Calderón Mora, Róxy Amelia
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2012
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/2246
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23117
Summary: This article examines the curricular elements and the experience at the State Open University (UNED) in Costa Rica since 1997 in the program for I and II Cycle English teachers. Based on the author’s experience as a tutor at UNED, the article provides a comprehensive review of the teaching of English as well as analysis of the teaching approaches that have been adapted and applied through time. Besides, the curricular foundations that a program designed for English school teachers should have is proposed. Finally, this study offers some general considerations regarding both the teaching of English as a foreign language and distance learning as tools to face the economic, political, cultural and social challenges of globalization.