In this course, participants will learn, discuss, teach, and reflect on language learning to speakers of other languages. The free online course is for teachers from around the world. The course includes language learning theories, approaches, teaching methods, motivation and classroom management by learning how to become supportive of learner autonomy.
This is the first of a seres of lectures on language learning.
In the next video, Dr. Deutsch will discuss approaches to language learning so stay tuned for more.
The course content and activities is geared to learner autonomy-supportive teaching. Participants will learn how to teach to encourage learner autonomy. They will learn to identify and cater to students' needs, interests, and preferences by creating opportunities for students to become independent autonomous learners.