The certificate consists of the following 12 credits:
LGTC 5020: Language Technology Foundation (3cr)
This course will introduce you to the field of language technology and covers meaningful technology integration, technology integration models, ADA compliance, Universal Design, copyrights and assessment of technology effectiveness.
LGTC 5030: Language Technology Tools in Practice (2cr)
This course will introduce you to major technical tools, you will explore your educational potential through scholarly readings and practical implementation and assessment of their usefulness in the classroom.
LGTC 5010: Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Methods (2cr)
In this course, you will learn about major theoretical approaches to SLA. You will explore their educational potential through scholarly readings and practical implementation, and you will assess their usefulness in the classroom.
LGTC 5031: Emerging Technology for Language Learning (2cr)
This course will introduce you to new and emerging technology and practices, explores their educational potential through scholarly readings and practical implementation and assessment of their usefulness in the classroom.
LGTC 5035: Online and Blended Language Instruction (2cr)
This course explores the topic of teaching and learning languages online with an emphasis on employing best practices, course design, assessment, and the use of synchronous and asynchronous tools. You will learn to plan, deliver, teach, and assess language through learning management systems and various Web 2.0 tools. Your work will culminate with the creation of a sample course plan and sample module for a prospective online language course.
LGTC 5045: Language Teacher Proficiency Through Telecollaboration (1cr)
Work on your own language proficiency and intercultural competence. You will be paired with a language partner in the target language or in English, and determine your own learning goals (increased L2 proficiency and/or culture). This course can be repeated once.
A note about transfer credits:
In order to receive a Language Teaching with Technology graduate certificate, you must complete only program-designated classes through the University of Colorado of Boulder. No transfer credit will be accepted at this time.