ENGLISH FOR MEDIA LITERACY FOR EDUCATORS (K-12)
May 3 – Jun 13, 2021
Instructor Dr Joan Shin
Description: English for Media Literacy for Educators (EML-E) is an exciting Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) designed to introduce you to the theory and practice of teaching about media literacy in the English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom. Through informative videos and readings, you will explore approaches for teaching English for media literacy. You will learn theory and strategies necessary for successful media literacy instruction for students of various ages and levels of English proficiency. In the media literacy education context you will also gain new ideas for teaching students how to analyze, critique and communicate their thoughts in English.
ASSESSMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS (HE)
May 3 – Jul 26, 2021
Instructor: Caitlin Downs
Description: This course is designed to help English-language educators improve their teaching practices by creating courses that have engaging, practical assessments tied to learning outcomes. Participants will learn about the principles of backward design and explore the main types of assessment for use in language teaching and learning. They will gain an understanding of how to select appropriate assessment types for different groups of students, and they will also have a chance to practice these new assessment techniques and reflect on the results during the course.