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Theories of TESOL

This is a required course in the TESOL Certificate Program. This is a required course in the TESOL Certificate Program.

Course Description

Participants will examine the theories and philosophies that have historically influenced language instruction. This course will demystify the language acquisition process and provide participants with a thorough understanding of the essential theoretical descriptions and subsequent processes in second language development. Participants will explore the psychological, cognitive, socio-cultural and pedagogical factors that affect language learning and current teaching methods in TESOL.

Please register for the course at least one week prior to the start date. Please register for the course at least one week prior to the start date.

  • Details
  • $450
  • September 20, 2021 to November 07, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00091
  • ID/Units: EDUC X485.1  (2.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: FALL 2021

Instructor


Tyler Barrett, Ph.D., Second Language Teaching, is an instructor of English as a Second Language at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Barrett has been teaching and training ESL/EFL instructors for over 10 years. He has taught English in public schools in Japan, and online M.Ed courses and undergraduate courses at the University of Calgary. Dr. Barrett is an editor of Asian EFL Journal and The Journal of English as an International Language. He has published in academic journals that include Pedagogy, Culture, & Society, Language Policy, International Journal of the Sociology of Language, and The Journal of English as an International Language and he is the co-editor of the books Critical Inquiries in the Sociolinguistics of Globalization and Transcultural Flows of English and Education in Asian Contexts.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbook information is available for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START09/20/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END11/07/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---