The Teaching English as a Second Language program at Pennsylvania State University is problem focused, integrating theory and practice from the fields of applied linguistics and teaching English as a second language to address issues of second language acquisition/teaching and program development, with special focus on English in a wide range of both domestic and international contexts.
- Graduates will be able to design and evaluate instructional materials, technology, media, and other resources that meet the specific instructional and language related needs and abilities of students.
- Graduates will be able to reflect on, critically analyze, and evaluate their teaching practices.
- Graduates will be able to articulate a philosophy of language teaching grounded in current language and learning theories.
- Graduates will be able to critically evaluate the complex social, cultural, political, and institutional factors that affect language teaching and students' language learning.
- Graduates will be able to articulate an understanding of the research and research methods for studying language teaching and learning.
- Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the teaching field (English as a Second Language).
- Graduates will be able to participate effectively in collaborative projects with others.
- Discourse-Functional Grammar
- Theory: Second Language Acquisition
- Teaching English as a Second Language
- Teaching American English Pronunciation
- Teaching Second Language Writing
- Applied Linguistics
- Methods of Language Assessment
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesTeaching Teaching English View 1866 other Masters in Teaching in United States
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- For admission to the Graduate School, an applicant must hold either (1) a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or (2) a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution.
- All applicants are also required to arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted along with a one- to two-page statement written by the applicant describing the applicant's goals and professional objectives.
- English proficiency test scores (TOEFL/IELTS) may be required for international applicants.
International41602 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 41602 USD per year during 12 months.
National41602 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 41602 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State24466 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24466 USD per year during 12 months.
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