SLAT’s Certificate in Technology in Second Language Teaching offers students an introduction to various classroom and language-learning technologies and how they are used to assist second language acquisition and second language teaching. Upon completion, students should have a basic understanding of current technologies available to support second language teaching and
learning, and have gained some practical experience in their use. At completion students are expected to:
The Graduate College sponsors several Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs (GIDPs) in addition to the many interdisciplinary possibilities available through regular graduate degree programs. GIDPs transcend departmental boundaries by facilitating cutting edge teaching and research at the nexus of traditional disciplines. The high value placed on interdisciplinary research and education is indicative of The University of Arizona's enthusiasm and commitment to fostering innovation and creativity among its faculty and students.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Required test(s): none
Minimum TOEFL: Minimum Graduate College Requirements
Minimum IELTS: Minimum Graduate College Requirements
Domestic Applicants: Rolling Admissions
International Applicants: Rolling Admissions
Category A: Foundation course taken as a requirement before other courses can be taken (3 credits)
SLAT 581 Technology and Foreign Language Learning
Category B: Three courses must be taken from this category (9 credits)
ETVC 511Computer Applications in Education
FREN 584Second/Foreign Language Learning and the Web
LRC 530Computer Applications for Teachers (FALL)
ENG 596OTopics in Second Language Teaching (if the subject is technology and second language learning). This course can be taken more than once if there are different subtopics.
Category C: Elective (3 credits)
One course may be taken from this category, as a substitute for category B course work, according to the interests of the student and after consultation with and approval by the SLAT graduate advisor. The course must be related to technology in second language learning/teaching, or the student must demonstrate that the work completed for the course was directly relevant to technology in second language learning or teaching.
ETCV 510Learning Theory in Instructional Design
ETCV 520Introduction to Instructional Design
ETCV 530Multimedia Applications in Education
ETCV 623Designing Online Learning Environments
ETCV 524Educational Gaming and Simulations
ETCV 614Emerging Technologies in Education
ETCV 622Introduction to Interface Design
ETCV 631Advanced Multimedia
LRC 515Media and Literacy
LRC 560Multimedia Literacy (Spring)