TESOL
The primary mission of the TESOL Program is:
• to provide pre-service and in-service teachers and
novice researchers with theoretical and practical tools
that will enable them to become effective teachers
• to explore language and teaching practices in multiple
settings
• to conduct efficient and ethical language assessment
• and to engage in critical thinking about curricular and
policy decisions with regard to linguistically diverse
populations
TESOL
The Master's degree program in TESOL requires a
minimum of 30 semester hours of formal course work
and a culminating comprehensive exam.
Required Core Courses (18 semester hours)
TESOL Electives (6 semester hours)
Non TESOL Electives (6 semester hours)
TESOL
However, for Hanyang students, the first 12 credits can
be taken at Hanyang, and the final 18 credits can be
completed at Temple.
These 18 credits can be completed in two semesters,
and then students take the comprehensive exam
(1 credit) in the following semester.
TESOL
Required Core Courses (18 semester hours)
TESL 8611 - Applied Language Study I (3 s.h.)
TESL 8612 - Applied Language Study II (3 s.h.)
TESL 8614 - Approaches to Teaching English language
learners (3 s.h.)
TESL 8616 - Curriculum and Assessment in TESOL (3 s.h.)
TESL 8618 - Second Language Acquisition (3 s.h.)
TESL 8621 - Contexts for Teaching and Learning
Language (3 s.h.)
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
12 credit hours can be transferred in from your home
university.
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
The faculty:
Aneta Pavlenko
Yasuko Kanno
Elvis Wagner
Jill Swavely
Tamara Sniad
http://www.temple.edu/education/tesol/faculty/index.ht
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WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
The Temple TESOL program seeks to provide a
theoretically sound, yet practical degree.
• Every course has a fieldwork component, in which
students are required to work with English Language
Learners as part of the assignments for the course
• Many Masters students observe, do fieldwork, tutor,
or teach in Temple’s IELP (Intensive English Language
Program)
• Hands on teaching experience
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
Diverse Student Body. TESOL students at Temple are a
rich mix of U.S. and international students.
• Approximately 75% of the Master’s students are from
the United States
• Approximately 25% are from outside the U.S. (Europe,
South America, Asia)
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
Academic Support. Students receive guidance and
instruction based on their needs, including support for
non-native speakers of English.
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
No Masters thesis is required. Instead, we have a
Comprehensive Examination as the culminating
assessment.
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
Temple TESOL Language and Linguistics Speaker Series—
every semester, we have 3 or 4 guest speakers that
come to Temple to give a lecture.
In the past few years, some of the speakers have
included:
• Diane Larsen-Freeman
• Rod Ellis
• William Labov
• Jim Purpura
• Zhaohong Han
• Bill VanPatten
• Linda Harklau
• Joowon Suh
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
A Ph.D. program in Applied Linguistics
Developed through a college-wide collaborative effort
that included representatives of all programs at the
College of Education, this program offers an integrated
and interdisciplinary design providing fundamental
knowledge and resources.
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
Temple’s College of Education:
• Ranked among the nation’s top schools of education
• Largest school of education in Philadelphia
metropolitan area
• One of the largest school of education in PA and the
nation
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
Temple University:
• A large urban university, recognized as “moving up” in
higher education in the U.S.
• 28,000 students, with an incredibly diverse student
body
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
Philadelphia, PA:
• 5th largest city in the U.S.
• First capitol of the U.S., the “birthplace of America”
• Incredibly diverse, proud city
• 90 minute train ride from New York; 2 hour train ride
from Washington, DC
• International hub airport, with direct flights to
hundreds of cities in the U.S., Europe, Central and
South America, and Asia (but not to Korea)
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
Philly is the 2nd largest city on the East Coast. It is full of world-class
museums and performance centers, ballparks, and amazing restaurants.
WHY TEMPLE TESOL?
Articulation Agreement with Hanyang:
• Transfer credits
• Individualized attention
• Streamlined application process
• No GRE required
APPLICATION MATERIALS
Submitted Application Must Include:
•A completed Graduate School Online Application with $60
application fee.
Note: When creating your application, select Application Type
= “Teaching and Learning MSEd Programs" and under "Planned
Course of Study" select the "Teaching English as Second
Language" concentration.
APPLICATION MATERIALS
Submitted Application Must Include:
TOEFL scores (combined 100) or IELTS scores (minimum 7.0
average) taken within the past 2 years.
APPLICATION MATERIALS
Submitted Application Must Include:
• Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all
accredited colleges or universities attended.
• Transcripts from all institutions attended must be included
even if the credits have been transferred and are shown on the
transcript of a receiving college or university. They must be in
sealed envelopes from the issuing institution and sent to the
Graduate Programs Office. Foreign credentials must be in the
original language as well as translated into English.
• For Hanyang students, you do NOT need to use the WES
evaluation service
APPLICATION MATERIALS
Submitted Application Must Include:
At least 2 letters of recommendation (3 letters are better). The
transcripts and letters of recommendation can be sent
together in one envelope, but each letter should be sealed in
its own envelope with the professor's signature on the flap.
APPLICATION MATERIALS
Submitted Application Must Include:
A professional goal statement. The goal statement should be
approximately 500-1,000 words in length and should indicate
your goals and objectives for obtaining a master's degree in
TESOL. The statement should also include the following
elements: your specific interest in Temple’s program; your
research goals; your future career goals; and your academic
and research achievements.
APPLICATION MATERIALS
Submitted Application Must Include:
A professional resume (You do NOT need to send a “Career
Certificate” or “Certificate of Career”—just a resume)
APPLICATION DEADLINES
For fall admission: April 1
For spring admission: October 1 1
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