The Language and Pedagogy Institute at DePaul University is
an intensive seven-week program—four weeks online and three weeks on
campus—in which faculty members from all over the globe develop their English
language and pedagogical skills.
This course is designed for international
faculty members interested in teaching their disciplines in a second language
and developing critical and reflective approaches to creating international
What You'll Learn in the Course
English language skills: Faculty develop skills and
meta-awareness of language use in preparation for teaching and conducting research in English as an international language.
Pedagogical skills: Faculty develop pedagogical skills, with an emphasis on international curriculum development, including identifying
ways of engaging students and addressing their needs within an academically
Global perspectives: Course readings and discussions raise
questions about the value and benefits of globalization and the purpose of
international education in a globalized world. Faculty leave the course with a
more critical view of globalization and the role of intercultural understanding
in curriculum development, as well as practical knowledge of how to develop
Faculty collaboration: Faculty articulate a vision for
continued English language development, teaching in English, and continued
teaching and research collaborations.
This is not an introductory English course. Participants must have a medium-high command of English as a second
language. Applicants should possess a background in writing, reading and speaking
English, and must show long-term goals and commitment to the program.
The program fee includes:
- Online and on-campus sessions
nights of housing in university dorms
- 3 meals per day
- Bus/train pass
- 3 cultural immersion activities
For current pricing and exact program dates, please see the contact information below.
For more information and to apply, please contact the individual for your region:
- Esther Quintero Guzman
Associate Director for Regional Initiatives – Latin America
Rest of the World
- GianMario Besana
Associate Provost for Global Engagement and Online Learning