In this course learners are introduced to second or foreign language theories and practices for teaching and assessing listening, speaking, and pronunciation. Learners will also be introduced to basic studies in second language acquisition and their pedagogical implications. Teachers will be invited to recognize the importance of grounding their own teaching philosophy through an examination of purpose, content, and technique.
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Teach English Now! Theories of Second Language Acquisition
In this course learners are introduced to second or foreign language theories and practices for teaching and assessing listening, speaking, and pronunciation...
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Arizona State University
Dr. Dixon has designed teacher training and custom programs for groups from China, Korea, Japan, Iraq, Peru, and Mexico, and has created language programs for companies such as General Electric (Brazil), LG (Korea), and Toyota (Japan). Most recently, Dr. Dixon was academic lead for a large scale (500 person) English teacher training program sponsored by the Mexican government. He is currently designing ASU’s online TESOL certificate program on the Coursera platform. Dr. Dixon has taught and managed an English program in Venezuela. He holds a doctorate in educational technology from Arizona State University and a master’s in English language planning and policy from Brigham Young University.