Courses of Study 2023-2024 
    Nov 30, 2023  
Courses of Study 2023-2024
Add to Favorites (opens a new window)

ALS 5790 - International Teaching Assistant Development Program Course II

Fall, Spring. 2 credits. S/U grades only.

Prerequisite: ALS 5780  or permission of ITAP. Priority given based on: immediacy of TA assignment.

J. Gabler.

The International Teaching Assistant Program (ITAP) supports all multilingual graduate students who are currently teaching or plan to teach in the future. Designed as a follow-up to ITAP’s foundational course, this course involves highly interactive seminars, consultations with the instructor, and the development of a personalized set of language priorities to help students expand their spoken English proficiency.

Outcome 1: Expand English proficiency in order to communicate effectively as a Teaching Assistant.

Outcome 2: Narrate and describe in all major time frames.

Outcome 3: Engage in spontaneous conversation about topics of personal and general interest/current events.

Outcome 4: Accurately communicate ideas (to listeners who are not accustomed to talking to non-native speakers).

Outcome 5: Speak in paragraphs, using connected discourse.

Outcome 6: Self-assess one’s own oral language proficiency.

Add to Favorites (opens a new window)