Fundamentals of Online Language Teaching

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The latest Fundamentals of Online Language Teaching program began on Monday, January 25th. The 8 week program is being provided to 50 Pakistani English teachers with teaching backgrounds ranging from elementary school to university. The program is sponsored by the Regional English Language Office of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. Key features of the program include training participants to:  

  • differentiate between Face-to-Face (F2F) and online language instruction 
  • identify and demonstrate key competencies of effective online language instructors 
  • identify and describe strategies for effective communication and presence 
  • identify strategies for ensuring courses meet an acceptable level of quality and accessibility 
  • develop effective media based on established criteria 
  • identify appropriate tools for online language learning tasks and assessments 
  • develop online language activities employing different communication modes 
  • draft an online language course snapshot