NMAT

5161

English for Specific Purposes

Schools of Public Engagement: TESOL

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

English for Specific Purposes

Spring 2019

Taught By: Emily Reynolds

Section: A

CRN: 4618

Credits: 3

This class introduces participants to issues and questions central to the field of English for Specific Purposes, including English for academic purposes, English for business, English for science and technology, English for medicine and many other disciplines encompassed in the field. It examines and explores needs analysis, curriculum and course design, genre and relational issues along with current trends in pedagogy. During the course, participants will conduct a needs analysis for specific learners, read widely in the professional literature and write a research-based article. The ultimate purpose of this course is to enhance the effective teaching of ESP. By the end of the course, participants should be familiar with the basic terms, concepts and issues involved in ESP and able to apply this knowledge to improve their teaching and curriculum development skills as well as their continuing professional development. Additionally and singularly, they should also be equipped to advance the field of ESP through contributions to written research that can positively impact the diverse ESP teaching community.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: TESOL (NMAT)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:25am 6/25/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: TBD

Times: TBD

Building: Online Course

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/22/2019 - 5/13/2019