Boston University’s STARTALK Online Korean Teacher Training (OKTT)


This is a two-part five-week summer online program for Korean language teachers at K-16 institutions in the U.S.


Part I: July 9, 2018 - July 27, 2018

Three-week online program (45 instructional hours) will cover the following topics:

• STARTALK-Endorsed Principles for Effective Teaching and Learning
• World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages
• Teacher-Effectiveness for Language Learning Framework
• Educational technologies to:

Enhance interpersonal communication
Enhance interpretive communication
Enhance presentational communication
Enhance classroom interaction
Create a learner community
Enable flipped learning
Give feedback to students


Part II: July 30, 2018 - August 10, 2018

Two weeks of individual work-period to develop an online Korean teaching portfolio (All submitted works will receive feedback by the program director.)    

By the end of the five-week program the participants will have:

• A thorough understanding of the STARTALK-Endorsed Principles for Effective Teaching and Learning and the World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages
• A working knowledge in most up-to-date educational technologies 
• Teaching materials that can be immediately used during the upcoming semester
• A solid support system within a community of fellow Korean language teachers

*Upon completion of the program, successful participants will receive 45 Professional Development Points from Boston University School of Education.

Application Deadline: May 21, 2018
(Applicants will be notified no later than May 31, 2018)

Eligibility
• Korean language teacher at K-16 institutions in the U.S.
• Native or near-native proficiency in Korean
• Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
• At least one year of Korean teaching experience
• Basic competency in using the Internet and computer programs

Tuition: Free

Apply online at http://www.koreanteachertraining.com/