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Main Seminar Program

Wednesday 17.3.2010

18.30 -> Dinner, VAMK Palosaari Campus Building, Teachers' Dining Room B101, Wolffintie 30

Thursday 18.3.2010

8.30 - 9.00 Registration, VAMK Palosaari Campus Building, Wolffintie 30, Main Entrance

The Morning Session will be held at:

VAMK Palosaari Campus Building, Wolffintie 30, Auditorium C134

Morning Session: Integrating Content to Language, Preparing the language teacher for subject-integrated curriculum. Chair Sanna-Liisa Koski, Langugae Coordinator, VAMK University of Applied Sciences, Vaasa, Finland

9.00 - 9.15 Opening of the Seminar

Welcoming words. Elisabeth Malka, Rector of VAMK University of Applied Sciences, Vaasa, Finland

Orientation. Sanna-Liisa Koski, Language Coordanitor, VAMK University of Applied Sciences, Vaasa, Finland


9.15 - 10.15 Plenary. New Winds in Language Education: Current Needs in Business and Engineering Speak in Favour of More Content Knowledge
Professor Anne Kankaanranta, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

10.15 - 10.35 Coffee

10.35 - 11.30 Experiences of CLIL at Different Levels in Education - What Can be Learnt?
Dr Mikaela Björklund, Åbo Academi, Vaasa, Finland

11.30 - 12.00 The HAMK Implementation Model: Materials for Engineering Students in the Field of Construction.
Helena Parviainen, Senior Lecturer, HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland

12.00 - 12.15 Discussion

12.15 - 13.15 Lunch, Teachers' Dining Room B101

The Afternoon Session will continue at:

VAMK Palosaari Campus Building, Wolffintie 30, Auditorium C134. Registration point for participants only attending the afternoon session is infront of this auditorium.

Afternoon Session: The Pedagogy of Teaching in a Foreign/Second Language & Collaboration between the Content Teacher and the Language Teacher, Preparing the content teacher to use English (or other second language) as a language of instruction & to co-operate with the language teacher. Chair Professor (Emeritus) Sauli Takala, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

13.15 - 13.30 How can the Content Teacher and the Language Teacher Work Together Effectively? The Vamk Model for Subject -Integrated Teaching
Lotta Saarikoski, Head of Mechanical Enigneering Department, VAMK University of Applied Sciences, Vaasa, FinlandDr. Eeva Rauto, Senior Lecturer, Technology and Communication, Mechanical Engineering, VAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland

13.30 - 14.15 The Challenge of Teaching and Studying in a Foreign Language
Dr. Heini-Marja Järvinen, CLILL Teacher Educator, University of Turku, Finland

14.15 - 14.40 Coffee

14.40 - 15.30 Practical Pedagogicial Guidelines for the Subject Teacher in Foreign-Language-Medium Teaching
Dr. Heini-Marja Järvinen, CLILL Teacher Educator, University of Turku, Finland

15.30 - 16.30 Discussion and Closing

Facilitators: Sauli Takala and Lotta Saarikoski

The Seminar is arranged by VAMK UAS's JEP-project and the Language Instructors at Unit of Technology and Communication jointly with the Departemnt of Production and Mechanical Engineering.

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