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Course

TESOL Practicum | TESL.X390


This practicum provides an opportunity to apply theory and methodology to the ESL classroom through supervised student teaching. Certificate candidates meet with their instructor for 10 hours, work with a master teacher and teach 25 hours in a classroom setting. Candidates prepare a lesson plan, including teaching objectives, learner outcomes, methodologies, and assessment tools. Observation and feedback sessions with the instructor are arranged individually. Candidates organize a portfolio of their coursework, sample student work, and evidence of professional achievement in the TESOL program. Portfolio review is part of the certificate evaluation.


Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, students should be able to

  • Gain teaching insights through classroom observations
  • Develop or enhance teaching skills, using current TESOL methodologies
  • Build self confidence and independence as a professional ESL/EFL teacher
  • Collaborate with fellow colleagues in problem solving and enhancing teaching techniques
  • Gain experience planning lessons and teaching under the guidance of experienced instructors and peers
  • Create the groundwork for continued professional growth as an ESL/EFL instructor

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Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Cost Instructor
01-25-2022 to 03-29-2022 5.0 $845

Rebecca Lee Lovin

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 01-25-2022 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online REMOTE
Tue, 02-15-2022 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online REMOTE
Tue, 03-22-2022 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Hybrid Live-Online REMOTE
Tue, 03-29-2022 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE