The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT) connects workplace learning with colleges and universities by helping adults gain access to academic credit for formal courses and examinations taken outside the traditional classroom.
The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT®) was established in 1974 to connect workplace learning with colleges and universities by helping students gain access to academic credit for formal training taken outside traditional degree programs.
With over 35,000 programs reviewed, CREDIT is the national leader in the evaluation process for education and training obtained outside the classroom including courses, exams, apprenticeships, and other types of nontraditional forms of training.
American TESOL Institute
American TESOL Institute (ATI) was incorporated in 2004 to meet the global demand for professionally trained English teachers, and provides TESOL certification courses. American TESOL Institute's mission is the standardizing of an introductory English teacher training program for individuals wishing to teach English.
American TESOL certification programs provide a base knowledge in teaching English as a second language, with focus on methods and approaches to TESOL, or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Program Objectives Include; examining and analyzing the core knowledge of teaching English as a second language; creating ESL lesson plans; assessing and comparing methods and approaches to TESOL, and facilitating successful communication in a cross-cultural learning environment.
American TESOL Institute is approved by the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs to offer test for licensing and certification needed to enter, maintain, or advance into employment in a civilian vocation, and approved by the Georgia Department of Education Office of Professional Learning to offer continuing education.
American TESOL Certification
Objective:The course objective is to examine the core concepts of TESOL; create ESL lesson plans for class presentation; access and compare methods of teaching; and facilitate basic communication in the TESOL classroom.
Learning Outcome:Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to successfully be able to create lesson plans and cross cultural communication for teaching English in a classroom setting.
Instruction:Methods of instruction include audiovisual materials, computer-based training, lecture, and practical exercises. The general course topics include theory of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), methods of teaching, and teaching with technology.
Assessment:Methods of assessment include papers, presentations, and quizzes with a minimum passing score of 70 percent.
Issuer:American TESOL Institute
Endorsed By:American Council on Education
1 semester hour in English as a second language (ESL) teaching strategies or introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).