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Master's Program in International Language Education: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language
The ILE: TESOL program has four core components that are emphasized throughout the two-year program:
- Understanding and utilizing learning theory and methodology
- Understanding, utilizing, and conducting research
- Practical experience and practice
- Specialization through research, practical interests, and elective courses
Upon completion of the program, graduates can expect to have the foundation knowledge and skills as well as the confidence to become effective language educators in a variety of contexts, or to pursue graduate study at the doctoral level.
The ILE: TESOL Program welcomes
Professor Willy A Renandya as a Visiting Faculty Member in the Fall of 2021
Dr Willy A Renandya is a language teacher educator with extensive teaching experience in Asia. He currently teaches applied linguistics courses at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is a frequent plenary speaker at ELT international conferences and has published extensively in the area of second language education. His publications include Language Teaching Methodology: An anthology of current practice (2002, Cambridge University Press), Student-centred cooperative learning (2019, Springer International), and a recently published book chapter Growing Our Research Impact (2020, Springer International).
Ivone, F. M., & Renandya, W.A. (in press). Bringing Extensive Listening into the L2 Classroom. In M. Reed & T. Jones (Eds), Listening in the Classroom: Before and Beyond Note Taking. TESOL Press.
Jacobs, G.M., & Renandya, W.A. (2019). Cooperative learning in language education. Malang, Indonesia: TEFLIN Publication.
Jacobs, G.M., & Renandya, W.A. (2019). Student-centred cooperative learning. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer Nature.
Renandya, W.A., & Day, R. (2020). The primacy of extensive reading and listening: Putting theory into practice. In D. S. Anshori, P. Purnawarnan, W. Gunawan & Y. Wirza (Eds), Language, Education, and Policy for the Changing Society: Contemporary Research and Practices: A Festschrift for Professor Fuad Abdul Hamied (pp 90-104). Bandung: UPI Press.
Renandya, W., Hu, G., Christison, M., & Broady, C. (Vol. Eds.). (2018). The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching: Vol.3. Teaching listening & Teaching speaking and pronunciation. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Renandya, W.A., Tangkiengsirisin, S., & Floris, F.D. (2021). Bridging the reading-writing gap in second language learning. In N. Hayati, U. P., Astuti, S. Andreani, & Suharyadi (Eds.), The changing face of ELT: A festschrift for Prof. Ali Saukah and Prof. M. Adnan Latief (pp. 1-13). Malang, Indonesia: Universitas Negeri Malang Press.
For more information about Professor Willy A Renandya, please see the Visiting Faculty Member webpage.
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