MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Teacher Education)(Part-Time)
On completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able to:- demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of concepts, information and techniques at the forefront of the TESOL teacher education;- exhibit mastery in the exercise of generic and subject-specific intellectual abilities;- demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to their own research or advanced scholarship within the area of TESOL (Teacher Education);- take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others;- proactively formulate ideas and hypotheses and to develop, implement and execute plans by which to evaluate these;- critically and creatively evaluate current issues, research and advanced scholarship in TESOL Teacher Education.
Transferable (key) skills
Masters (Taught), students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in TESOL Teacher education;- evaluating their own achievement and that of others;- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;- cirtical engagement in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.
Achievement for the degree of Master (taught programme) will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:- evidencing an ability to conduct independent in-depth enquiry within TESOL teacher Education;- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to the complex specialist area of TESOL teacher Education;- drawing on a range of perspectives on TESOL teacher Education;- evaluating and criticising received opinion;- making reasoned judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.