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TCSOL/TESOL 2021 Summer Dual Certificate Program in Osaka | Online

2021/06/17 UPDATE

ANNOUNCEMENT (October 1st, 2020): In response to the COVID19 pandemic, the Osaka 2021 summer program is offered ONLY online. The certificates awarded remain the same. Please note that time for each course schedule has been changed.These are written in red.

The TCSOL/TESOL Summer Dual Certificate Program in Osaka is a collaborative program co-sponsored by the Center for International Foreign Language Teacher Education (CIFLTE) at Teachers College, Columbia University and by Osaka Gakuin University. This dual certificate program provides intensive training in the teaching of both Chinese and English. Participants, however, have the options of obtaining a single certificate either in TCSOL, TESOL, or both.

The TCSOL/TESOL Summer Dual Certificate Program especially encourages applicants who are

MA students/graduates in Chinese linguistics, English, Bilingual or Multilingual Education
College seniors in Chinese linguistics, English, Bilingual or Multilingual Education
Teachers of Chinese or English looking to enhance their teaching expertise
Professionals considering a career change
Individuals seeking to acquire a new skill

Students who successfully complete the TCSOL/TESOL Summer Dual Certificate Program will receive a certificate jointly issued by Teachers College, Columbia University and Osaka Gakuin Univeristy to acknowledge their participation and achievement in the program. Attending the TCSOL/TESOL Summer Dual Certificate Program will also give a significant advantage to applicants who decide to continue on to the TCSOL One-year Program at Teachers College, Columbia University. With the foundation that the summer program provides, students will be better equipped for the rigorous program at Teachers College. Application priority will be given to students who demonstrate their ability during the summer program. Additionally, applicants who successfully complete the summer program will be eligible for a reduction of the tuition fee for the one-year courses should they be admitted to the TCSOL Program at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Course Schedule ※Please note that time for each course schedule has been changed.These are written in red.

【TCSOL/TESOL 2021 Summer Certificate Program A】 (co-sponsored by MUST)
Tentative Program date: July 5 - July 30, 2021
Location: Online

Program Dates Courses Time (U.S. ET)
TCSOL July 5-16 Chinese Educational Linguistics 8:00-11:00am
TESOL July 5-16 English Educational Linguistics 7:00-10:00pm
TCSOL and TESOL July 19-30 Foreign Language Pedagogy 7:00-10:00pm

*All dates are tentative and subject to change; The Summer A program is co-sponsored by CIFLTE and Macau University of Science and Technology.

【TCSOL/TESOL 2021 Summer Dual Program B 】 (co-sponsored by OGU)
Program dates: July 19 - August 13, 2021
Location: Online

Program Dates Courses Time (U.S. ET)
TCSOL July 19-30 Chinese Educational Linguistics 7:00-10:00pm
TESOL July 19-30 English Educational Linguistics 8:00-11:00am
TCSOL and TESOL August 2-13 Foreign Language Pedagogy 7:00-10:00pm

*All dates are tentative and subject to change; the Summer B program is co-sponsored by CIFLTE and Osaka Gakuin University.

Instructors

Dr. ZhaoHong Han
Program Director

Dr. Lening Liu
Program Director

Vivian Lindhardsen
Instructor of English Educational Linguistics

Tuition and Fees

Application Fee (non-refundable)

【TCSOL/TESOL 2021 Summer Certificate Program A】
 Priority: $50 (Before or on April 4, 2021)
 Final: $100 (After April 4, 2021)

【TCSOL/TESOL 2021 Summer Dual Program B】
 Priority: $50 (Before or on April 4, 2021)
 Final: $100 (After April 4, 2021)

Tuition Fee (non-refundable)

TCSOL only $1,750
TESOL only $1,750
Dual $3,400

In order to ensure your place in the program, the full tuition fee must be paid within two weeks of the date you were accepted.
Deferral may be granted for those admitted students; however, it may result in collection of the difference in increased tuition in such case.

Application and Tuition Fee Payment
To make a payment, please follow this link:https://commerce.cashnet.com/TCSOL

Late Fee
If the tuition fee is not paid within two weeks of the date you were accepted, an additional late fee of $100 will be added.

Apply

Please email your application materials directly to CIFLTE at ciflte@tc.columbia.edu

Deadlines

Please note that spots are limited. Applicants are accepted on a first-come basis, and only upon submission of a complete application and application fee.

【TCSOL/TESOL 2021 Summer Certificate Program A】
・Priority deadline: April 4, 2021
・Final deadline: June 6, 2021

【TCSOL/TESOL 2021 Summer Dual Program B 】
・Priority deadline: April 4, 2021
・Final deadline: June 20, 2021

Requirements

Applicants to the TCSOL/TESOL 2021 Summer Dual Certificate Program should submit the following application items:

TCSOL/TESOL Summer Program Application Form
Statement of purpose
Academic transcripts (digital copy)
English language proficiency test: EIKEN PRE-1 and above; TOEIC/TOEFL/IELTS
Two letters of recommendation
Resume
Application fee (Please click here to submit the payment)

Please send your application materials directly to CIFLTE at ciflte@tc.columbia.edu.We usually respond to all inquiries within a business day. If you don't receive a response within a day during work days, please email us again.

Please download the English flyer from the link below.

CIFLTE Online Information Seminars(Webinars)

The Center for International Foreign Language Teacher Education (CIFLTE) at Teachers College, Columbia University will host an information session to introduce the TCSOL/TESOL Summer 2021 Dual Certificate Program in Osaka|Online and to answer any questions interested attendees may have. If you are interested in this program, please register using the URL below at least three days before the event.

Speakers: CIFLTE Staff

Date and Time Contents
February 19th, 2021 Friday, 7:00-8:30pm (U.S.ET) TBLT Project Demo
March 19th, Friday 2021 8:30-10:00pm (U.S.ET) Meeting Instructors
April 16th, Friday 2021 8:30-9:30pm (U.S.ET) Meeting Alumni
May 21st, Friday 2021 8:30-10:00pm (U.S.ET) Meeting Current Students

Location: Online via Zoom

Registration:
https://wj.qq.com/s2/7655248/2885

For more information about the program, please see the link below.
http://www.tc.columbia.edu/tcsol/

If you have any questions about this information session or the program, please contact CIFLTE or OGU International Center directly.
https://www.osaka-gu.ac.jp/events/2021/07/tcsoltesol-online.html

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