International Friendship Day
English for Tourism Professionals
This is a course designed for tourism speakers who are interested in improving their professionals or students of tourism. This language skills and knowledge of the media at the course will help participants improve their same time. English skills and their professional skills.
Integrating Critical Thinking Skills into the Exploration of Culture in an EFL Setting
This MOOC, provided by World Learning, presents participants with a working definition of culture and tools for analyzing, understanding, and negotiating differences between cultures. Participants explore what critical thinking is and why it is necessary for the development of intercultural competence. With a view toward preparing teachers to implement culture and critical thinking lessons into their current teaching contexts, participants of this MOOC will explore activities for teaching and evaluating culture and critical thinking.
English for Career Development
This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in advancing their careers in the global marketplace.
English for Journalism
This course is designed for non-native English speakers interested in developing the skills needed for a career in modern journalism. In this course, you will explore print and digital media while expanding your vocabulary and increasing your ability to research and develop local and global news stories. Module One will provide an introduction to the history and principles of journalism. In Module Two, you will learn how to research, pitch, and interview. Module Three will focus on the language for writing newspaper and magazine articles. Module Four will cover the basics of broadcasting the news. Module Five will focus on the growth, impact, and challenges of the digital media age. This is a self-paced course, which will be open for 12 weeks. Participants can complete coursework at any time during these 12 weeks. The course has 5 modules; each module will require approximately 3-5 hours of work.