Oct 24th 2016

Teach English Now! Lesson Design and Assessment (Coursera)

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Learners will be introduced to designing lesson plans based on principles and knowledge of learning objectives, assessment plans, methods, materials, and learning activities. Learners will find and prepare appropriate teaching materials through careful analysis, adaptation and creation of professional resources. Learners will also reflect on the cohesion between lesson design and teaching philosophies.


Week 1:Basic Instructional Design

Week 2: Activating Background Knowledge and Objective Discussions

Week 3: Presenting Instruction and Modeling

Week 4: Guided to Independent Practice

Week 5: Assessments

Week 6: Final Review

Teach English Now! Lesson Design and Assessment is course 3 of 4 in the TESOL Certificate, Part 1: Teach English Now! Specialisation

This specialization is the first of two specializations that make up the TESOL Certificate from Arizona State University. In this specialization, you will learn about the basic foundational principles of language acquisition and the basic techniques founded upon those principles. It will describe second or foreign language theories, and basic studies in second language acquisition and their pedagogical implications. It will elaborate upon basic design for lesson plans and provide access to professional resources. In the final Capstone Project, in collaboration with Arizona State University’s Global Launch, you will apply the skills you learned by designing a lesson plan which includes learning outcomes, assessments, materials, classroom management techniques and the learning activities themselves. When you complete this specialization, go on to the second specialization in order to complete your TESOL certificate experience!