Plumb Hall

MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Dr. Abdelilah Sehlaoui


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Program Summary

The graduate program in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages is designed to serve the increasing need for Teaching English as a Second and/or Foreign Language nationally at the college and public school level and internationally in private and public institutions world-wide.

This degree focuses on providing the knowledge and skills through studying specialized methods and techniques in both TESOL and Applied Linguistics. This program will prepare its graduates to fill many jobs in this area both nationally and internationally. This program is the first of its kind in the state of Kansas.

The program offers 36 hours of in-depth graduate study in the areas of applied linguistics, TESOL Methodology of Teaching, Language Assessment and Evaluation, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Cross-cultural Communication, TESOL Research Methods, Computer-Assisted Language Learning in TESOL, Composition Theory and Rhetorics, and Literacy/Reading theory and practice.