|FORL 3022||Developing and Marketing Second Language Teaching Skills|
This course prepares students to understand language learning processes and current best teaching practices to maximize learners’ proficiency. Students create a portfolio to demonstrate their ability to teach foreign languages at home and abroad, in the public or private sector. Topics addressed include learner characteristics, second language development and assessment, and standards-based lesson planning in meaningful cultural contexts and proficiency assessment. Strategies for marketing second language abilities and teaching are developed.