Examine the values, customs, beliefs, and communication styles of cultural groups
Consider the impact of cultural factors on TESOL
Interpret the communicative behavior of individuals
About this course:
This course presents an intensive consideration of culture and diversity and their impacts in school classrooms. Instruction focuses on the nature and manifestations of culture, methods and strategies for learning about cultural differences and similarities, and strategies for diversity inclusiveness. Examine the values, customs, mores, and communication styles of cultural groups; interpret the communicative behavior of individual students; and understand how these various factors impact teaching.
Students have to complete EDUC 825 Introduction to the TESOL Program prior to taking any other course in the TESOL Certificate program.