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EDUC 8581

Leadership in Language Ed

Leadership in Language Education

This one-unit seminar will focus on developing leadership qualities and skills for professionals in the broad field of language education. Whether you aspire to train language teachers, develop curricula, run language programs, write materials, work in language assessment, or be a teacher in your own school context, there are leadership skills that you can develop and employ to be more effective in your chosen role. The following goals and student learning objectives will be addressed in this seminar:

Participants will understand key frameworks depicting the components of leadership.

Participants will interact with successful leaders in our field, in order to understand typical leadership experiences—both challenges and successes.

Participants will recognize the characteristics of successful leaders in our field.

Participants will determine their own plans for future development as leaders in the broad field of language education.

Participants will gain confidence and skill in their own abilities as leaders.

These goals will be accomplished through a series of readings, discussions, and small projects as well as a substantive final project.

Language Education
Transltn, Interpret & Lang Edu
Requirements Fulfilled:


Fall 2020 - MIIS

EDUC8581A-F20 Lecture (Bailey)