Although the TESOL Masters degree program at McDaniel College is designed to promote excellence in teaching speakers of other languages, this program does not lead to an intitial PreK-12 teacher ceritfication. The program places a strong emphasis on the development of: professionalism in language education; individual language rights; accessible, high quality education; collaboration in a global community; interaction of research and reflective practice for educational improvement; respect for diversity and multiculturalism; and promotion of professional development and exchange for educators. This program is closely aligned with the professional standards established by Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages [TESOL]/National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education [NCATE].
Key Features of the TESOL program include:
- The core courses in the program are offered totally online. Elective courses are offered online, in a hybrid format, or face-to-face.
- Preparation for the Praxis II (test 5361) in ESOL.
- Updated knowledge working with English Language Learners (ELLs).
- Effective instructional strategies and classroom management techniques that work with all students.
- A combination of theory and effective teaching practices equip you with the skills to manage diverse and multicultural students in a variety of classroom environments.
- Foundations in English Learner Education
- Assessment of English Learners
- Methods in Teaching Reading to English Learners in the Content Areas
- Principles of Language Acquisition
- Grammar for ESOL Teachers
- Linguistics for ESOL Teachers
- Introduction to Research Methodology
- 12 months
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Teaching View 108 other Masters in Language Studies in United States
Applicants to the program must submit:
- Completed application for graduate study
- Statement of Intent describing your academic and career goals
- Official transcripts verifying completion of an undergraduate and graduate (if obtained) degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75
- Three official academic or professional letters of recommendation
International19060 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19060 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National19060 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19060 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
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