Winter 1: January 9- February 17 (ONLINE ASYNCHRONOUS WITH 1-HOUR SYNCHRONOUS CONVERSATION WEEKLY)
This course will explore a variety of cultural aspects of the French-speaking world through thematic units and global themes. The focus of this course is for in-service French teachers to practice their own speaking skills in both the synchronous virtual setting (Thursdays from 7-8PM EST for 6 weeks) and the asynchronous virtual setting via a variety of instructional technology applications. The course uses a variety of authentic texts - literature, video, music - allowing participants to practice their language skills while developing strategies to enhance conversation at a variety of proficiency levels in their own classrooms. Instructor-led asynchronous graduate-level course conducted by Elisa Kirschhoffer in French.
Students who matriculate into an Instructor-Facilitated course should adhere to the dates listed on the website. Final coursework should be submitted within one week after the course end date. Course extensions beyond one week are subject to a $50 fee.
Course Delivery: Online weekly virtual sessions with an instructor (Thursdays from 7-8PM EST), learning modules, collaborative discussion boards and instuctor feedback. This course is not self-paced.
- 60 Professional Development Points, CTLEs, ACT48: $540
University of the Pacific: PEDD 9185 3 non-degree Graduate-level Credits: $875
- CSU Pueblo: CLDE 591 FREN505 3 Degree Applicable Graduate Credits: $900
Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU): PDLL 557ID: 3 Transferable Graduate Credits $955
EDU 6130 Ashland University: (register and pay the university directly) $1050
About the Instructor
Elisa Kirschhoffer, M.Ed., Director of Marketing Communications and K-12 Language Programs, French Instructor. Read more about Elisa on Our Team page!
What participants are saying about this course
"It was a wonderful opportunity to discover new ideas for increasing conversations in my classroom, but also a wonderful opportunity to share ides with other teachers during our weekly conversations."
"I have no critiques! I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this course. It was the perfect balance and I really felt like a found a new community of language teachers to collaborate with and support. I was challenged by their spoken proficiency and inspired by the engaging ideas they presented and their hard work."