About the Program
The Graduate Certificate in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) at the College of Charleston is offered entirely online and you can take classes from anywhere in the world. There are 5 courses and they may be taken in any order; you can choose a part-time or full-time track; courses offered year-round, including summer sessions. This program is tailored specifically to fast track your ability to jump into teaching and consulting English language learners here and abroad. Our program is known for its small class size, direct access to talented faculty, opportunities to connect with colleagues here and abroad, and the excellent preparation in teaching language our graduates receive.
Program Learning Outcomes: Skills and Knowledge
Students create and demonstrate successful techniques for teaching reading and literacies to English language learners. Students apply knowledge of world cultures in instruction and demonstrate knowledge that understanding cultural values and beliefs are important to the nature and role of instruction and for creating a classroom environment conducive to learning English. Students create appropriate assessments of their students’ knowledge and proficiency to help their English learners improve and gain proficiency for academic success.
Modalities of Instruction
Online, Asynchronous (On Demand)
Aspirational Career Sector