|Graduate Certificate in TESOL Program Schedule
Department of World Languages
Eastern Michigan University
The primary goal of this program is to provide public school teachers with the skills to more effectively address the academic and social challenges presented by an increasingly diverse student body and to appreciate those students as resources for instruction and classroom enhancement. The program targets five knowledge domains, as set out in the TESOL Standards for K-12 ESL Teacher Education Programs: Language, culture, instruction, assessment, and professionalism.
The courses are offered one per term over a period of 8 terms (about 24 months). The Graduate Certificate program starts anew every two years; the next course sequence begins in January 2011.
During the school year, the course is usually taught on Wednesday evenings, starting at 5:00 PM. The summer course is scheduled during morning hours, usually two days a week.
This graduate certificate must be completed within three years of the month of first enrollment.
This program is currently offered at EMU-Livonia Center, located on the SW corner of I-275 and 6 Mile Road.
Schedule for the next cohort: January 2011-April 2013
TSLN 525 Second Language Acquisition for Classroom Teachers (3 hrs)
FLAN 540 Cultural Issues in Teaching Languages (2 hrs)
TSLN 502 A Pedagogical Grammar and Phonology of ESL (4 hrs)
TSLN 530 TESOL Methods: Reading, Writing & Grammar (2 hrs)
TSLN 531 TESOL Materials: Reading, Writing & Grammar (1 hr)
TSLN 521 Content-based Instruction & Materials for English Language Learners (2 hrs)
TSLN 532 TESOL Methods: Listening, Speaking & Pronunciation (2 hrs) TSLN 533 TESOL Materials: Listening, Speaking & Pronunciation (1hr)
TSLN 520 Foreign Language Testing & Assessment (2 hrs)
TSLN 588 Observation, Analysis & Practicum in ESL Classrooms (3 hrs)