Dates et détails du programme

Dates et détails du programme

Veuillez prendre note que les étudiants peuvent s’inscrire jusqu’à la date limite d’ajout/ d’abandon pour chaque session. Voir les University Sessional Dates pour tous les dates importantes.

Summer Institute 2016

Jul. 04 – Jul. 15, 2016 (Mon- Fri):

GSL 540: Teaching and Learning in Intensive English
On campus, 9:00-12:00

This course discusses both new and familiar learning theories and pedagogy in the context of the Intensive English program. Participants will explore learner-responsive teaching through examining individual differences & multiple intelligences, differentiated instruction, and cooperative learning. They will also look at the ways in which various technologies can contribute to intensive English pedagogy and computer-assisted language learning (CALL).

GSL 549: Building Oral Competencies
On campus, 1:00-4:00 pm

Through this course, participants will discuss issues related to development of oral communications skills for second language learners and explore strategies to promote students’ pronunciation and communicative competence. Participants will also have the opportunity to sharpen their communication skills for effective teaching.

Fall 2016

Sep. 07, 2016 (Wed):

GSL 544: Course and Curriculum Design in Intensive English
Online (date and time of meetings to be decided by instructor)

Participants will examine aspects of course and curriculum design that are relevant to teachers of intensive English. They will learn about and apply interdisciplinary design, backward design, and universal design. They will discuss content-based, task-based, and project-based approaches to language teaching and pedagogical issues related to the teaching of linguistic forms in meaning-focused instruction. The challenges and benefits of making connections with other subject areas and collaborating with other colleagues will be discussed.

Winter 2017

Jan. 11, 2017 (Wed):

GSL 540: Intensive English: New Trends and Theories
Online (date and time of meetings to be decided by instructor)

This course addresses issues related to second language learning and acquisition, particularly those that relate to intensive English. Topics addressed include language learning theories, such as cognitive and sociocultural perspectives; theories of bilingualism and multilingualism; new literacies; multiliteracies, critical literacy; discussion and debate about intensive English in society; and various models of intensive English.

Spring 2017

May 2, 2017 (Mon):

GSL 547: Language Learning through Cultures
Online (date and time of meetings to be decided by instructor)

This course will explore the language arts approach to the teaching of ESL. Theories regarding the connection between English-language cultures and language learning will be introduced, and students will be involved in the construction of classroom learning situations based on different cultural forms (e.g.,(poetry, short stories, films, songs and other media) to promote language learning and a critical appreciation of the English-language cultures.

Jun 16, 2017 (Fri):

End of program