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Course Description

The practicum course provides you with an opportunity to observe an experienced ESL teacher in a classroom setting and complete paper-based recordings of ten hours of observations. In addition, you will apply the knowledge and skills learned during the program in a supervised practice setting. You will teach ten hours of lessons that you have planned. You will receive feedback in the form of recommendations from your supervising teacher. All practicum observations and practice teaching will take place at the University of Calgary. 

 

Registration must take place a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of the practicum. 

Course Details

The TSL Practicum is optional; however, certification students seeking TESL Canada Professional Certificates must successfully complete the teaching practicum.

The Calgary based practicum consists of 10 hours of classroom observation followed by 10 hours of supervised classroom teaching. You must have completed all four Level 1 certificate courses before starting the practicum. The 20 hours of observation and teaching are completed during the day (Monday to Friday) or part-time in the evening in our English Language Program or Part-time ESL program. You will meet with the Program Administrator and the Sponsor Teacher to determine a schedule. Observing or teaching sessions are usually completed in 1 hour sessions over the duration of the 10-week course. Practicum placements are limited so please register early!

Registration must take place a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of the practicum. 

Prerequisites

Must be registered in the TSL Level 1 Certificate, and completed all four TSL Certificate Level 1 courses

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Type
Class
Dates
Jan 06, 2020 to Apr 03, 2020
Hours
20.0
Delivery Options
Practicum (Calgary)  
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $800.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Section Notes

Registration into the January-April practicum closes December 16, 2019  and must be completed by telephone: 403.220.2866 or 1.866.220.4992 (toll free).

Location: Main Campus. The practicum supervisor will contact students with scheduling details prior to the course start date. 

Prerequisite: Students must be registered in the TSL Level 1 Certificate, and have completed all four TSL Certificate Level 1 courses. 

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. All courses must take place within the current academic year.

Type
Class
Dates
Apr 20, 2020 to Jul 17, 2020
Hours
20.0
Delivery Options
Practicum (Calgary)  
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $800.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Section Notes

Registration into the April-July practicum closes April 6, 2020 and must be completed by telephone: 403.220.2866 or 1.866.220.4992 (toll free).

Location: Main Campus. The practicum supervisor will contact students with scheduling details prior to the course start date. 

Prerequisite: Students must be registered in the TSL Level 1 Certificate, and have completed all four TSL Certificate Level 1 courses. 

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. All courses must take place within the current academic year.

Type
Class
Dates
Jul 27, 2020 to Aug 28, 2020
Hours
20.0
Delivery Options
Practicum (Calgary)  
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $800.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Section Notes

Registration for the July-August practicum closes July 13, 2020 and must be completed by telephone: 403.220.2866 or 1.866.220.4992 (toll free). 

Location: Main Campus. The practicum supervisor will contact students with scheduling details prior to the course start date. 

Prerequisite: Students must be registered in the TSL Level 1 Certificate, and have completed all four TSL Certificate Level 1 courses. 

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. All courses must take place within the current academic year.

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