Friday, July 13, 2012

The E-Teacher Scholarship Program

The US embassy has just announced a new program that is ideal for ELCE alumni: the E-Teacher Scholarship Program. The 10-week online classes are conducted through two American universities. It is a minimum of 10-15 hours a week commitment. 26 of the world-wide participants will be selected for a three-week workshop in the United States in the summer of 2013. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate from a respective American University. For more details, please find the attached program description. Interested individuals should email completed application and personal resume to by July 27, 2012.

Coursework areas include:

1. Introduction to Pedagogy and Practices for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

2. Critical Thinking in Language Learning and Teaching

3. Summative and Formative Assessment in Language Learning and Teaching

4. Building Teaching Skills through the Interactive Web

5. English for Specific Purposes, Aligning Context with Practices and Materials

6. Special Education and Differentiated Instruction in EFL Contexts

7. Teaching English to Young Learners

8. Oral/Aural English Language Proficiency, Technology, and Teaching Methodology

9. 5-week Short Course on Technology and Methodology

For program and application, go to: E-Teacher Scholarship Program (program description and application)

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