Understand the role culture plays in teaching and learning English.
This 30-hour online course explores the nature of culture and the role of cultural factors in the teaching and learning of English as a second, additional or foreign language.
Hours: 30 hours / 3 CEUs
When: March 5 - April 1, 2018
Cost: $450 + textbook
In addition to presentations, the course involves reading and writing activities, Internet activities, discussions, and exercises on new ways of learning about culture. We will explore cultural boundary crossings, discuss issues of culture and language, and complete of the culture component of the portfolio.
This course, which requires the student to purchase a textbook, can be taken as an individual study or as one of the four modules of the Global TESOL Certificate Program.
Who Should Attend?
- Individuals interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages
- Teachers, instructors or trainers
- Au pairs
Individuals who are interested in gaining proficiency with younger learners in public school teaching settings should visit the UGA College of Education's Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. The College of Education program can lead to teaching certification in public schools.
Once-a-week live, online office hours with the instructor will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. EST for four weeks. Participation in these sessions is optional.
$450 – Single module plus textbook
Textbook must be purchased by the student
Certificate of Completion from the University of Georgia
3 CEUs for this module