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SU24-2: Advanced Spanish Conversation and Culture for Teachers
SU24-2: Advanced Spanish Conversation and Culture for Teachers
SU24-2: Advanced Spanish Conversation and Culture for Teachers
SU24-2: Advanced Spanish Conversation and Culture for Teachers
SU24-2: Advanced Spanish Conversation and Culture for Teachers
SU24-2: Advanced Spanish Conversation and Culture for Teachers

SU24-2: Advanced Spanish Conversation and Culture for Teachers

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Summer 2: July 8- August 16 (ONLINE INSTRUCTOR FACILITATED)

Credit Options

Not sure which credit option to choose?  Learn more about each credit option here and review your state/district requirements.

45 Professional Development/Clock Hours: $590

  • Idioma Professional Development Certificate (accepted by most states)
  • Approved Illinois CPDU Certificate through partnership with CEII
  • Approved Massachusetts PDP Certificate
  • Approved New York CTLE Certificate
  • Approved Pennsylvania ACT48 Certificate
  • Approved Texas CPE Certificate

3 Graduate-Level Credits

  • PEDD 9184: University of the Pacific: $925
  • CLDE 591 SPAN 517: Colorado State University Pueblo: $950
  • PDLL 555ID: Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU): $1005

Course Description

This course will explore a variety of cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world through thematic units and global themes.  The focus of this course is for in service Spanish teachers to practice their own speaking skills in both the synchronous virtual setting (Wednesdays from 7-8:00PM EST: 1 hour per week 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 Dr. Michael Orlando in Spanish.

What participants are saying about this course

"I thought the coursework was very well aligned with the expectations and that all the assignments were relevant and helpful. The only issue I ran into was with the course running into the start of my school year, but the teacher was very flexible with my schedule which was very much appreciated!"

"This is one of the best online courses I have taken. The online setup is well organized, expectations were clear, activities and assignments were manageable and relevant, and the instructor was very helpful and led the class well."

Required Texts 

There is no required textbook for this course. All materials are digital and will be provided in the online course.

Course Delivery 

Online weekly learning modules, collaborative discussion boards and instructor feedback. This course is not self-paced. 

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.

About the Instructor

Dr. Michael Orlando, Instructor. Read more about Our Team page!

Click here to request a syllabus.