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Subtitles: English, Spanish, Persian

What you will learn

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    Describe the difference between memory and knowledge learning

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    Manage classroom time with lesson plans

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    Motivate students with warm-up activities

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    Understand the concept of content "stickiness"

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 19 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Persian

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Basic Instructional Design

6 videos (Total 42 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
6 videos
Video 1: Instructional Design Theory: Get Going with Gagne7m
Video 2: Three Teachers: Starting a Lesson8m
Video 3: Instructional Design Theory: Present by Staying Present8m
Video 4: Three Teachers: Giving a Lesson9m
Video 5: Summary5m
4 readings
Welcome Guide to the Teach English Now! MOOC10m
Reading on Positive Language/Controlling a Classroom10m
Download the Lesson Plan Template10m
Bonus Reading: Employing "Good Talk" and "Warm Language"10m
4 practice exercises
Welcome Guide10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q's)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)20m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Activating Background Knowledge and Objective Discussions

6 videos (Total 45 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
Video 2: Three Teachers: Warm Ups9m
Video 3: It’s Hard to Hit What You Don’t Aim For7m
Video 4: What Objectives are NOT8m
Video 5: Three Teachers: Objective Discussions9m
Video 6: Summary5m
4 readings
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities (Ice Breakers and Warm-Ups)10m
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL activities (Objective Discussion)10m
Lesson Plan Example #110m
Lesson Plan Example #210m
3 practice exercises
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)20m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Presenting Instruction and Modeling

5 videos (Total 38 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Video 2: Three Teachers: Presenting Instruction11m
Video 3: Modeling Do’s and Don’ts4m
Video 4: Three Teachers: Modeling7m
Video 5: Summary5m
4 readings
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities (Presenting Instruction/Modeling)10m
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities (Top Ten TESOL Activities)10m
Lesson Plan Example #110m
Lesson Plan Example #210m
3 practice exercises
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)20m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Guided to Independent Practice

5 videos (Total 33 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Video 2: Three Teachers: Guided Practice8m
Video 3: What is Independent Practice?4m
Video 4: Three Teachers: Independent Practice7m
Video 5: Summary4m
4 readings
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities: Guided Practice10m
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities: Independent Practice10m
Lesson Plan Example #110m
Lesson Plan Example #210m
3 practice exercises
Checkpoint (5 Q's)10m
Checkpoint (5 Qs)10m
Graded Checkpoint: (10 Q's)20m
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By KIOct 18th 2019

It's really good and the instructors are extra-ordinarilly superb and brilliant. Thanks a lot for the teaching and facilitation, the couching and the managing plus the guiding. As the metaphors say.

By RAJul 15th 2017

This course has an excellent structure for helping you put together a lesson plan and assessment. I love how each facet is explained so that we can see where our mistakes lie and how we can improve.

Instructors

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Dr. Shane Dixon

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch
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Dr. Justin Shewell

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University
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Jessica Cinco

International Educator
Global Launch

About Arizona State University

Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it....

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