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Course Description

Knowing a second language also means knowing a second culture. Learn what the term culture means and the purpose of knowing a culture for second language learners. Study how to integrate culture and intercultural explorations into the learning experience. Finally, examine the influences of culture on teaching and learning in both multi- and mono-cultural contexts. Discuss theory and practical elements of integrating peoples of different cultures.

Course Details

Broad Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Develop a broad theoretical framework of teaching principles within which the concept of culture can be explored;

  • Identify the characteristics of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in teaching culture as well as the role that motivation plays in the classroom;

  • Compare the nuances of culture, identity, ethnicity, and politics that are rooted in the minds of students and teachers;

  • Analyze yourself as a teaching professional and identify elements that require further professional development; and

  • Recognize moral and ethical dilemmas in the teaching and learning environment.

Supporting Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify the implications that diversity has on teachers and learners;

  • Define diversity education in a sociopolitical and sociocultural context;

  • Intersect student learning styles with culture, identity and learning; and

  • Consider issues of diversity and inclusivity in lesson planning.

Notes

Formerly TSL 126 - Culture in Language Teaching

Prerequisites

BMC 352 Learning Online (required for online sections of this course), and completion of TSL Level 1 - TESL courses or TSL Level 1 - TIHL courses.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online
Dates
Jul 23, 2019 to Sep 16, 2019
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
  • Jodi Mills, BA, MA
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes
BMC 352 Learning Online and TSL Level 1 courses.

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date. Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more TSL courses. Offer valid for the current academic year.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.

Type
Online
Dates
Jun 30, 2020 to Aug 24, 2020
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $575.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca

Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online and TSL Level 1 courses

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources

Online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date.

Receive a discount of 5% per course by registering at the same time for three or more TSL courses. Offer valid for the current academic year.

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