Teacher Training Schools

Thailand - Huay Yai Tambon, Chonburi Prov. (near Pattaya)
By:Asian University - M. Ed TESOL Program

M.Ed in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages [TESOL]

This program is designed for both native and nonnative speakers of English. The program aims to contribute to English language teacher development in Thailand and beyond. To achieve this, the program combines theoretical courses with teaching practice.

Admission
Native speakers of English
– A bachelor's degree in any field
– One year's teaching experience or a certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Nonnative speakers of English
– A bachelor's degree in any field
– One year’s teaching experience or a certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
– English proficiency at IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 560, or computer-based TOEFL 215

Study Format
– Full-time track: one year (three semesters – daytime classes)
– Part-time track: two years (six semesters – weekend classes)

Study Schedule
Semester 1 (15 weeks): late August – mid-December
Semester 2 (15 weeks): early January – mid-April
Semester 3 (12 weeks): early May – late July

Course of Study and Graduation Requirements
Graduation requires 42 credits. Each course carries 3 credits.

– Option A: Master’s Thesis (12 credits)
– Option B: Independent Study Project (6 credits) plus two additional courses
(3 credits each)

Curriculum
Required Courses
LTE 601 Linguistic Description of English
LTE 602 English Language Teaching Methodology & Language Testing 1
LTE 603 Curriculum Development
LTE 604 Theories of Second Language Acquisition
LTE 605 Teaching Practice
LTE 606 English Language Teaching Methodology & Language Testing 2
LTE 607 English Language Learning and New Technologies
LTE 608 Seminar in English Language Teaching
LTE 609 Research Methods in Education

Electives
LTE 801 English for Classroom Purposes
LTE 802 Education, Culture and Society in Thailand
LTE 803 Materials Design for Language Education
LTE 804 Discourse Analysis in Language Education
LTE 805 Multimedia in Language Education
LTE 806 Stylistics: Language in Literature

Credit Transfers
Credit may be granted for earlier relevant coursework, documented through detailed syllabus, course paper, or other relevant evidence.

Campus Location
Secluded rural setting, two hours from Bangkok, 90 minutes from Suvarnabhumi airport, and 30 minutes from the beach resort of Pattaya.

Scholarships
To mark Asian University's 10th Anniversary, a 99,000 baht scholarship will be granted to all MEd TESOL students for the 2008-09 academic year, resulting in total tuition costs of 300,000 baht for full-time students, pro-rated for part-time students during 2008-09

Additional scholarships are available to holders of European Union, APEC, and ASEAN citizenship – for further details, download: Scholarships






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