The online Master of Education (M.Ed.) Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) degree from Grand Canyon University has been specifically designed to be a flexible online program for those already certified teachers or administrators with an interest in teaching ESL students in the classroom or serving as a district ESL coordinator.
Each of the courses in this online graduate degree in English degree program are taught by experts in their respective fields who share experience in areas of linguistics, second language acquisition, and curriculum development.
The online teaching English as a second language courses will guide students as they study various topics, such as:
- Foundations of Instruction for English Language Learners
- Methods of Teaching English and Grammar to Speakers of Other Languages
- English Linguistics
- Teaching a Second Language in the Content Areas
- Teaching in a Pluralistic Society
- Language and Reading Acquisition Theories and Research
- Curriculum Development and Assessment
- TESOL Practicum
Courses are Opportunities are provided to apply concepts, theories, and research throughout the program, but particularly in an unsupervised internship which guides students through observational and practice based experiences.
Graduates of the program are prepared to become leaders in the ESL/TESOL initiatives districts must undertake in an ever increasing school climate of diversity.
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree to apply.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission