Teaching Languages in Global Contexts MEd - Fall 2022
The Master of Education (MEd) program in Teaching Languages in Global Contexts offers graduate students from around the world an exciting learning opportunity focused on language education. The program is designed for students from a range of educational backgrounds and is strengthened by the diverse experiences and perspectives each student brings.
The MEd TLGC is a cohort-based program and features a highly personalized graduate education experience (including academic and cultural support) and a strong learning community. It is a full-time 16-month intensive program that combines the theory of teaching and learning languages in a globalized world with a practical component of fieldwork (observations of teaching).
Ideally Suited For
The program is intended for students from a range of educational backgrounds and from different regions of the world who may or may not have prior experience teaching additional languages.
Students may fit into one (or more) of these categories:
- hold a bachelor's degree in a related field such as BEd/BA with Language Education or Linguistics (majors/minors) with full-time language teaching experience
- hold a bachelor's degree in a related field such as BEd/BA with Language Education or Linguistics (majors/minors) with limited language teaching experience (e.g. tutoring, teaching practicum)
- hold a bachelor's degree with limited educational background in fields like Linguistics or Language Education and a minimum of 2 years full-time language teaching experience in either K-12 or adult public or private educational settings
- hold a bachelor's degree in Education and a minimum of two years full-time teaching experience in areas other than language education
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