Introduction to the TESOL Program
This required, first course in the TESOL certificate reviews student scope of work and portfolio assignments, English proficiency requirements, and prepares students for success in completing the certificate.
What you can learn.
- Understand certificate scope of work, expectations, portfolio assignments, and technology use
- Learn to videotape and upload your teaching practice
- Practice writing teaching observations
- Find resources for writing and language supports
About this course:This course prepares the student for success in the TESOL Certificate and the TESOL Portfolio. The course is mandatory and must be taken first in the series. This course will give a clear overview of all that is expected to successfully complete the program. It reviews the entire program, including the scope of work, goals, requirements, and portfolio assignments in the four TESOL classes. Expectations for success and time frames are discussed. This course prepares students to save work from each course that will be compiled into a portfolio during the TESOL Practicum Portfolio course. The TESOL certificate is designed to balance current teaching theories and practical experience in second language acquisition instructional methods.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.
Internet access required. Please note that while late enrollment into a course is acceptable up to four days after the course start date, it is the responsibility of each student to acquire all required books and course materials by the time they are needed in the course