"NEW! Beginning July 2013, you will be required to take the TESOL - Teaching Grammar course as part of the certificate program. You may take online and classroom courses in any combination to earn the 120-hour certificate.
If you began your coursework prior to July 2013, you may combine online and classroom courses NOT INCLUDING Teaching Grammar, to earn a 100 to 120 hour certificate, depending on courses taken.
In TESOL Culture we cover the role of context (social, cultural, and linguistic) in intercultural relations and examine the complex relationship between culture and communication. To help deepen your knowledge and perspective, we will examine major theories related to educating culturally diverse students.
Textbook through June 30, 2013: "Intercultural Communication in Context" Author: Martin, Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 6th Ed, ISBN: 9780078036774. Available at the KSU Center Bookstore.
Beginning July 2013: “Exploring Culture: Exercises, Stories and Synthetic Cultures” by Gert Jan Hofstede, Paul B. Pedersen, and Geert Hofstede. Intercultural Press, ISBN: 1877864900 (available on Kindle and in paperback. Check the KSU Center Bookstore for availability.
This course earns 3 PLUs. Prerequisite: You must establish and maintain an account on the Moodle Distance Learning system, have access to the internet and email to participate in this class.
100% refund for all withdrawals or transfers made three or more business days (Monday - Friday) before the first day of class.
80% refund for all withdrawals or transfers made one or two business days (Monday - Friday) before the first day of class.
0% refund for all withdrawals or transfers made the day class begins or anytime following.
Refunds: If you paid by check, refunds are processed in approximately 4 to 6 weeks. If you paid by credit card, your account will be credited.