In this course, students will focus on second language writing theory, and best practice instructional methodology used to teach writing skills to English Language Learners from literacy to advanced levels. This course introduces participants to i) a variety of strategies, resources and skills to help develop writing skills, ii) basic assessment tools for the evaluation of writing skills, and iii) some potential uses of technology in the ESL/EFL classroom.
Students in the Teaching Writing course will experience an interactive and student-centred learning environment. Students are actively involved in small group learning and peer-learning events as well as independent course-related learning tasks. Throughout the course students are encouraged to self-reflect on their language teaching practice.
Prerequisite or taken concurrently: TESO 1101 TESOL Overview
Course code: TESO 1128
Length: 30 hours
Course outline: viewhttps://www.vcc.ca/deptUploads/course-outlines/TESO-1128.pdf
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.