WizIQ today announced that it is hosting a free English Language Teaching (ELT) Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for teachers commencing on July 29, 2013. The self-paced 4-week course is first of its kind dedicated to the development of English language teaching professionals.
The MOOC will be led by Jason R. Levine (Jase), also known as Fluency MC, who has fifteen years of experience in ELT as a teacher, teacher trainer, and materials writer. He is the creator of ColloLearn, an approach to English language learning based on the songs he writes and performs as Fluency MC.
An Ambassador and Knowledge Entertainer at WizIQ, Jase teaches in the online MA TESOL program at the New School and writes songs and chants for several publishers, including Oxford University Press. His YouTube channel ColloLearn, receives hundreds of thousands of views per month and his Fluency MC Facebook page has thousands of members from over 50 countries.
This ELT MOOC will focus on the topic of ‘teaching vocabulary’ and is designed to accelerate professional development for English teachers worldwide. Participants will be able to engage with the facilitators, each other, and the content on WizIQ.
The MOOC will comprise of live online classes by Jason and additional classes by leading innovators in the field like Michael Marzio, Vicki Hollett and Charles Goodger. The live online classes will be delivered via the WizIQVirtual Classroom and recordings of these classes will be available for future reference, in case somebody misses a class or would like to review the content.
WizIQ also announces that it is offering a special 50% promo code to all the attendees of this ELT MOOC who intend to choose the WizIQ platform for their online teaching initiatives in future. Certificate of Completion will also be awarded at the end of the course to the participants who complete class assignments and participate actively in online discussions.
More details about ELT techniques, course details, class timings and presenters can be found at:http://go.wiziq.com/2om7