Korean Teacher Training A STARTALK Online Program

Program Dates:
July 8, 2019 - August 2, 2019

Part I: July 8, 2019 - July 26, 2019

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 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019

One week 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 1, 2019
(Applicants will be notified no later than May 10, 2019)

• 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
For questions, please contact Jungsoo Kim
STARTALK is a national project funded by the National Security Agency. STARTALK’s mission is to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking, and teaching critical-need languages, with programs nationwide for students (K-16) and teachers. https://startalk.umd.edu