Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Gain proficiencies used in the classroom that are specialized for teaching English to speakers of other languages with theĀ MA in TESOL.

Demonstrate Knowledge of Language, Learning, and Teaching

  • Articulate your approach to language learning and teaching with explicit reference to sound pedagogical principles

Apply Expertise

  • Select appropriate materials for effective language instruction
  • Plan productive instructional units and lessons to maximize second language learning in all skill areas
  • Assess student learning meaningfully using a range of formative and summative tools
  • Reflect critically on your teaching practice in order to build on their strengths and address areas for improvement

Conduct Research in an Educational Setting

  • Understand processes of inquiry relevant to language education
  • Plan research activities for designing language instruction, assessment, and empirical investigation
  • Execute data collection procedures
  • Analyze data using appropriate quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Synthesize and report research findings clearly, convincingly, and creatively for a professional audience