E-Teacher Scholarship Program for Lithuanians in USA, 2013/14

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The U.S. Embassy Vilnius offers E-Teacher scholarship program to train foreign English language teaching (ELT) professionals in current teaching methods and specialized areas within this academic field. Candidates should be committed to fulfilling all program requirements, which include dedicating at least 8-10 hours of course work per week. Up to 26 top performers in the E-Teacher online courses will participate in a three-weeks Fall 2014 professional development exchange in the United States.. The U.S. Embassy Vilnius invites EFL/ESP teachers to apply for the E-Teacher Scholarship Program. E-Teacher online distance education courses train foreign English language teaching (ELT) professionals in current teaching methods and specialized areas within this academic field. E-Teacher 10-week online courses are offered four times per academic year: Fall 2013 (October 7 – December 13), Winter 2014 (January 6 – March 14), Spring 2014 (April 7 – June 13), and Summer 2014 (June 23 – August 29). All but one of the E-Teacher courses are asynchronous and do not require real-time interaction. Participants use online tools to participate in discussion boards and complete individual and group assignments. Up to 26 top performers in the E-Teacher online courses will participate in a three-week Fall 2014 professional development exchange in the United States..  E-Teacher online distance education courses train foreign English language teaching (ELT) professionals in current teaching methods and specialized areas within this academic field.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarship is offered in following courses: Introduction to Pedagogy and Practices for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Methods), Building Teaching Skills through the Interactive Web (Web Skills), Practical Applications in Language and Learning Skills (PALSS), Teaching English to Young Learners (TEYL), Teaching English to Pre-teens and Teens (TEPT), English for Specific Purposes, Aligning Context with Practices and Materials (ESP), Special Education and Differentiated Instruction in EFL Contexts (SpEd EFL) and Summative and Formative Assessment in Language Learning and Teaching (Assessment).
Who can apply to this scholarship? E
· Teacher candidates should be current ELT professionals (e.g., teachers, teacher trainers, program administrators). They should be highly motivated individuals who are dedicated to their own professional development and to sharing the knowledge they gain with colleagues in their local area. Candidates should be committed to fulfilling all program requirements, which include dedicating at least 8
· 10 hours to course work per week. In addition, candidates must:
· Be a citizen of Lithuania;
· Not hold dual citizenship or “green card” in the United States;
· Possess high intermediate to advanced English language skills, and general understanding of English technical terms relating to digital technology and the Internet;
· Meet internet access and technology skills requirements: Regular access (4
· 5 times/week) to a reliable, up
· to
· date computer with high
· speed internet connectivity; Basic technology skills related to email, internet searches and downloads/uploads, logins/passwords, and e
· file use (e.g., PDF, MS Word, Excel). Practical Applications in Listening and Speaking Skills (PALSS, see course descriptions) participants require access to real
· time tools such as Skype; Ability to type in English well enough to perform online tasks and to submit written assignments in a timely manner.
· Note: All Practical Applications in Listening and Speaking Skills (PALSS) course sections will be offered in the Winter 2014 term only.  FY2013 nominations for this course must be submitted by August 1, 2013.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Not Known
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not provided
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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