TESOL Practicum Portfolio
The TESOL Practicum Portfolio is the capstone course for the TESOL certificate. Students compile a digital portfolio, including signature assignments, philosophy of teaching, and teaching videos.
What you can learn.
- Create a professional, digital, TESOL portfolio
- Reflect on your practicum teaching videos and refine your teaching practices
- Develop a teaching philosophy and teaching goals for yourself
About this course:Students must pass all four core courses with a C or better to be eligible for this course. This is the culminating course in the TESOL Certificate. The TESOL Practicum Portfolio integrates prior learning, assignments, lesson plans, and observations from the TESOL courses and provides students the opportunity to reflect and refine their teaching practices. Participants compile a professional, digital portfolio that captures and highlights their best work from each course. The portfolio also includes the development of professional goals and a comprehensive teaching philosophy. A taped video lesson and classroom observation for each course is included in the final portfolio, providing detailed evidence of teaching strengths. The completed portfolio supports participants in job placement and interviews and tells the personal story of learning and growth throughout the TESOL program.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.
Students must pass all four core courses with a C or better, or be concurrently enrolled in the fourth core course, to be eligible for TESOL Practicum Portfolio. 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.