Masters In Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (MEd-TAFL)
US University for Technology, Science and Arts – USSAT Masters in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, is a graduate degree program intended to address student competencies of excellence locally and internationally, to provide a broadly educated student, through the provision of knowledge creation, research skills and competencies based on scientific process and findings for teaching Arabic Language as a foreign Language.
The Masters program in TAFL at the US University of Technology, Science and Arts, build a strong cognitive and psycholinguistic research focus and equipped students with the technology competences needed. This program is designed for students working in the domain of adult second language acquisition.
The program prepares its graduates to work in the academia, the education sector, government and non-profit organizations, and industry.
Alumni apply their critical language skills in a variety of professional fields in public and private sectors as well as government, helping to support America’s competitiveness across the board.TAFL scholars represent the breadth and diversity of the United States. Through personal engagement they help to spread American values and develop mutual understanding with the people of other countries.
Program Learning Outcomes
Our rigorous curriculum is taught by renowned language education experts. It balances coursework in the domains of language, pedagogy, and research, with the goal of expanding your career opportunities. You will learn to effectively teach languages to in-person and online students.
You will develop teaching practices that enhance your students’ language learning, create instructional units and lessons that maximize your effectiveness in the classroom, and design research studies and assessment tools to highlight the most relevant opportunities for improvement. Your capstone courses will strengthen your expertise, integrating all of the learning from your program.
The program is of a total of 30 Credit Hours (10 cr Capstone Graduation Project & 20 cr Core/Elective). The student should fullfil the program requirements:
|Principles of Linguistic Analysis||2||ED TAFL 6001|
|Testing & Evaluation in FLT||3||ED TAFL 6002|
|Second Language Acquisition||3||ED TAFL 6003|
|Methods of Teaching a Foreign Language||3||ED TAFL 6004|
|Contrastive Analysis in Second-Language Teaching/Learning||2||ED TAFL 6005|
|Preparation of Educational Materials||2||ED TAFL 6006|
|Bilingualism and Multilingualism||3||ED TAFL 6007|
|The Heritage Language Speakers’ Learning Disabilitites||2||ED TAFL 6008|
|Linguistic Skills||3||ED TAFL 6009|
|Applied Linguistics||2||ED TAFL 6010|
|Instructional Technology||1||IT ITEC 5001|
|Pedagogical Tools and Techniques||3||HU PSY 5001|
|Learning Disabilities & Diversity management||3||HU PSY 5002|
|Literature Review||2||ED TAFL 7009|
|Capstone Graduation Project||10||ED TAFL 6011|
How to Apply?
Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll help with the rest. Our convenient online application tool only takes 10 minutes to complete.
After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and will help you to complete the process.
Once you’ve completed your application and connected with an admissions representative, you’re ready to create your schedule.