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Teaching English as Second Language (TESL) for Adult Learners Graduate Certificate
The graduate certificate in teaching English as a second language (TESL) for adult learners emphasizes instructional methods and principles of learning that promote linguistic, cognitive and academic development for culturally and linguistically diverse adult learners in various educational settings.
Globalization and changing demographics in the U.S. have made English literacy programs one of the fastest growing areas in adult education. This graduate certificate is designed for adult educators who work with second language learners but have had no formal education specific to adult learners or English as a second language.
More information about this program is also available on the Adult Education at K-State blog. The blog includes resources for prospective and current students.
Careers in Teaching English as a Second Language to Adult Learners
Graduates of the TESL for adult learners program enjoy careers as instructors at community colleges, adult basic education centers and private businesses.
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