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Teaching Writing & Vocabulary Skills

This is a required course in the TESOL certificate program.

Course Description

The ability to write provides opportunities for self-expression and allows one to fully participate in academic and professional pursuits. How can teachers support English language learners? What unique strengths do different learners have, and what challenges do they face? What pedagogical approaches and classroom techniques can teachers use to help? “Teaching ESL Writing” will address these questions and provide opportunities for participants to apply the knowledge gained in this course to different instructional settings and scenarios.

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

  • Details
  • $400
  • August 09, 2021 to September 12, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00145
  • ID/Units: EDUC X485.6  (1.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SUMMER 2021


Christopher Stillwell has MAs in TESOL (Teachers College Columbia University), and Education (University of California, Irvine), as well as a Ph.D. in Education (UC Irvine). He has worked as an English as a Second/Foreign Language educator for over 20 years and as a teacher educator for more than 10 years, and he has been assistant director of a university language program in Japan. He is the editor of two books for TESOL International on Language Teaching Insights from Other Fields. He was named to TESOL International’s 50th-anniversary list of “30 Up and Coming” TESOL professionals, “the next generation in research, teaching, publishing, and leadership.”

Textbook Information

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

Optional Textbook(s):

Book - ISBN: 9780415894722
Dana Ferris & John Hedgcock, 3 ed, Taylor & Francis

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START08/09/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END09/12/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---