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On-Line Graduate Courses

The following four graduate courses in Teaching English as a Second Language are designed for students in the On-Line + Campus Option of the MA/TESL program and for students in the Online Graduate Certificate in TESOL.  These courses are offered in rotation through Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

APLNG 802 Focus on English: Teaching Form, Meaning, and Use 
Develops an understanding of the various domains of the English language as relevant for adult English language learning and teaching.
View course sample. 3 credits

APLNG 804 Focus on Learners: Identity, Community and Language Learning 
Explores how individual identities shaped by cultural differences, social positioning, institutional roles and structures influence adult English language learning and teaching.
View course sample. 3 credits

APLNG 806 Focus on Classrooms: Planning and Supporting Language Learning
Develops a critical awareness of one's teaching practice and highlights instructional planning and classroom interactions with adult English language learners.
View course sample. 3 credits

APLNG 808 Focus on Instruction: Teaching and Assessing Language Learning
Develops an understanding of and ability to use effective teaching and assessment practices that support adult English language learning.
View course sample. 3 credits