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Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Educational Technology Certificate

Certificate Description 

The online certificate in TESOL-Educational Technology focuses on the key concepts teacher candidates need to effectively integrate technology into Teaching English for Speakers of Other Language (TESOL) and discover current and future trends in TESOL and educational technology, along with strategies for implementing these trends in diverse domestic and international community contexts. This certificate program is available fully online, giving candidates the flexibility to take classes from nearly anywhere in the world. This 18-credit certificate program can be completed in one academic year in conjunction with another master's program, or on its own as a stand-alone program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the certificate will be able to:

  • Create curriculum plans that include methods and strategies for applying technology to maximize student learning
  • Integrate current instructional technology for English as a second language acquisition and assessment
  • Evaluate technological resources and environments for suitability to their teaching context
  • Implement strategies for overcoming technophobia among ESL teachers and learners
  • Integrate technology into their pedagogical approaches
  • Design effective learning environments and experiences supported by technology