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E-TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR SPRING & SUMMER 2015

Posted by Arakan Indobhasa Thursday, September 11, 2014


APPLICATION DEADLINE is December 31, 2014. 
E-TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR SPRING & SUMMER 2015 
The E-teacher Scholarship Program is a distance education (online-learning) program designed to improve the quality of English language teaching throughout the world. Participants are English teaching professionals who receive instruction in the most recent English language teaching methods and techniques, while also being introduced to American educational values. Participants use innovative distant learning technology to interact with U.S. experts.
Eligibility:
E-Teacher candidates should be current ELT professionals (e.g., teachers, teacher trainers, program administrators).
English Skills
  • ability to do academic work at a U.S. university at an advanced level of reading and writing, roughly equivalent to a minimum TOEFL score of 525 or IBT score of 70
  • general understanding of technical terms in English relating to computersand the Internet
  • good command of the necessary vocabulary for the topic of the course for which the candidate is nominated
Computer fundamentals
  • regular access to e-mail and the Internet
  • ability to navigate in Windows or other appropriate programs, and create aMicrosoft Word document
  • basic familiarity with the Internet and Web browsers
  • ability to type in English well enough to perform online tasks in real-time and to submit written assignments in a timely manner
Courses:
A.        Introduction to Pedagogy and Practices for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Methods)
B.        Building Teaching Skills through the Interactive Web (Web Skills)
C.        Practical Applications in Language and Learning Skills (PALSS)
D.        Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL)
E.        Teaching English to Pre-teens and Teens (TEPT)
F.        English for Specific Purposes, Aligning Context with Practices and Materials (ESP)
G.        Special Education and Differentiated Instruction in EFL Contexts (SpEd EFL)
H.        Summative and Formative Assessment in Language Learning and Teaching (Assessment)
I.         Critical Thinking in Language Learning and Teaching (CT)
J.         Developing Local Leadership for Global English Language Teaching (Global English) [This course is for language administrators, principals, or staff that manage students or schools. This course is not designed for classroom teachers.]
Hard copies and hand written self-nomination forms will not be accepted.
APPLICATION DEADLINE is December 31, 2014.
Please feel free to request a soft copy self-nomination form at RangoonUSECA@state.gov  or download here.
For more information, please contact the Cultural Affairs Unit, Public Affairs Section, American Embassy, 110 University Avenue, Kamayut Township, Rangoon, Ph: 536509/ 505113 Ext: 4597, email:RangoonUSECA@state.gov.
 Ref: http://burma.usembassy.gov/e-teacher.html

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