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TEFL Practicum Placements Online

  • 1.  TEFL Practicum Placements Online

    Posted 02-06-2020 15:54
    Hello dear colleagues,

    I am wondering if anyone who is running online courses in their institutions this summer would be willing to allow my TEFL students to do observations.   Clemson University is offering a 120-hour TEFL Certificate online for the first time and I am trying to figure out their practicums which include 10 hours of observation and at least 10 hours of teaching. I would only be looking for the students to do observations, in your courses, and obviously not doing any teaching. Unfortuantely we do not have an IEP or any kind of English langauge programming besides a volunteer conversation class where they would observe teaching in the loosest sense.

    The students are really wonderful and so excited to be learning about becoming TEFL instructors.  I know it is hard to have observers pop into classes, so if this doesn't sound like something you are comfortable with I surely understand.  But if you think you have something in place that might work, I look forward to talking to you about it.

    Thanks so much-

    Jennifer Brondell
    English Language Programs
    Clemson University

  • 2.  RE: TEFL Practicum Placements Online

    Posted 03-06-2020 04:00
    Hey Jennifer,

    Let me check with my supervisor, but it shouldn't be an issue (just very early in the morning for your students). I'll send an email with more details.

    Lorie Mattox