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Online EAL Teacher Certificate Program

EAL Teacher Certificate Program


The University of Winnipeg is very pleased to be offering the English as an Additional Language Teacher Certificate Program (EALTCP) in an online format to make this program accessible locally and internationally. To ensure quality of programming, the syllabus has been designed to meet the standards of TESL Canada, the national accrediting body for EAL teacher education. The program has two sections; four courses covering 120 hours of TESL theory and methodology and a 20 hour practicum.

Course Section

  • Course #1 : Thinking about Theory: A Framework for EAL Instruction
  • Course #2: Understanding the Language Classroom: Procedures for Effective Teaching
  • Course #3: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary (Pre-requisites are course #1 and course #2.)
  • Course #4: Developing the Language Skills: Teaching Second Language Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening (Pre-requisites are course #1 and course #2.)

Practicum Section

  • 10 hours of EAL classroom observation in an EAL class in Winnipeg
  • 10 hours supervised practicum in an EAL class in Winnipeg


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Session Information

Courses must be completed following a specific course schedule. While most tasks are completed independently and at a learner's own pace, students must follow the general course progression of 1 module/week for the course of 10 weeks. Course are offered on a rotational basis, and are all subject to minimum enrolment.

Fall 2017 Term

Dates: September 11th - November 17th,2017

Course #2: Understanding the Language Classroom
Note: This can be taken as the first course in the program.

Course #4: Developing the Language Skills - Online
Note: This can be taken as the first course in the program.

Winter 2018 Term

Dates:  January 15 - March 23, 2018

Course #1: Thinking About Theory

Course #3: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary
Note: this can be taken as the first course in the program.

Spring 2018 Term

Dates:  May 14 - July 20, 2018

Course #2 Course Name: Understanding the Language Classroom
Note: this can be taken as the first course in the program.

Course #4 Course Name: Developing the Language Skills
Note: this can be taken as the first course in the program.

Fall 2018 Term

Dates:  September 10 - November 16, 2018

Course #1: Thinking About Theory

Course #3: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary
Note: this can be taken as the first course in the program.


Practicum

Please read to learn more about the Practicum Placement.


Application and Registration

Please read to learn information about Application and Registration.

Each course costs $500. The practicum placement fee is $250 for EALTCP students or $500 for non-EALTCP students, and can be paid when the student registers for the placement. 

Learn more in our Student Handbook [PDF].


Contact Us

Mailing Address:
English Language Programs
The University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, MB
R3B 2E9
Canada

Program Coordinator office address: Unit 5, 471 Portage Ave, Main floor of Rice Building.
Registration Office address: Room 1C15, Centennial Hall, 515 Portage Ave.

Phone: 204.982.1816
Email: infoealtcp@uwinnipeg.ca


For general information about the program, please visit the main page or view our Frequently Asked Questions.