MA TESOL Low Residency Degree Sequence (34 credits) Year One –S–Summer (early June to mid- August): Coursework online followed by a three- week session on SIT’s campus –S–Sept–May: Coursework online and an Interim-Year Teaching Practicum at the student’s place of employment Year Two –S–Summer: Coursework online and a three-week session on SIT’s campus –S–Sept–Dec: Coursework online –J–Jan–May: Independent Professional Project (thesis) Program eligibility: minimum of two years of second-language teaching experience and a job teaching ESOL for the September–June period between the two summer sessions.
FOUNDATIONS FOR LEARNING AND TEACHING MA TESOL LOW RESIDENCY PROGRAM
Initial readings Collaborative transformative learning Leahy & Gilly (2009), “Learning in the space between us” in Innovations in transformative learning. Introduction to counseling learning Curran (1978). “The meaning and effect of understanding” in Understanding: An essential ingredient in human belonging. The relationship between teaching and learning Stevick (1998). “A view of the learner” in Working with teaching methods: What’s at stake? I, thou, it Hawkins (1968). “I, thou, it” in The informed vision: Essays and learning and human nature.
Task two How would you do a jigsaw activity online? 1 week, 12 students, 3 articles: assignment given on Wednesday first task due Saturday second task due Monday Resources: Wiki, forums, Google Hangout, Skype, etc.