2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) 
    
    Sep 22, 2019  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (March 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 6185 - Fundamentals of Teaching Adults English as a Second Language♦


(3 sem. cr.) Students in this course are introduced to the fundamentals of teaching English as a second language to adult learners. The vocabulary and acronyms relevant to the field are introduced, and the essential theories and concepts of second language acquisition are explored. The diversity of adult learners and their motivations, as well as the variety of formal and informal teaching settings, both in the United States and abroad, are examined. Professionalism and respect for differences in language, culture, and belief systems are emphasized.
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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