This course is designed to help English language teaching professionals around the world incorporate technology into their classrooms. Participants will acquire basic knowledge and skills in technology through course readings, discussions, and assignments. The course will help participants utilize technology in lesson planning, materials development, feedback, and assessment, and use technology to improve language learning and teaching, as well as professional communication, collaboration, and efficiency by participating in online discussions and presentations as well as completing the assignments.
This course is provided by Iowa State University on behalf of the AE E-Teacher Program, administered by FHI 360 and sponsored by the US Department of State.
At the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
- Identify technology resources and their potential to support language teaching
- Demonstrate understanding of the benefits of using free reading sources online and how to utilize fanfiction/communities of fans to connect reading and writing
- Demonstrate how to evaluate the usefulness of technology tools for teaching listening
- Demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of using technology to learn and teach speaking and pronunciation
Target Audience: Adult non-native English speaking teachers of English and education professionals interested in professional development opportunities.
Course is offered by the American English Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.