This course is an exegetical and expository study of the Book of Revelation.  It sets out to discover the rich central message of the book as intended by the author and its relevance for the Church today. 

An overview of theories of first and second language acquisition, including comprehensible input, the monitor hypothesis, and order of acquisition. The role of linguistics in understanding language acquisition. The differences between learning and acquisition, EFL, ESL, and ESP, pedagogy and andragogy, integrative and instrumental motivation. Traditional and current approaches to language teaching will be discussed, including grammar/translation approaches, and communicative language teaching.

Duration: June 5 - August 4, 2017

An introduction to concepts of phonetics and phonology for language teachers. Techniques for teaching pronunciation, and assisting learners in gaining fluency and grammatical accuracy in real-time oral language production, as well as for developing general and specific listening skills. Includes selection of materials, testing, group, and laboratory techniques for oral skills development. Class activities include observation and teaching practice at various ages and levels of language ability.

The study of leadership and its dynamics as it applies to the administration of elementary and secondary schools, highlighting planning and implementing change for school improvement. The course explores the principal’s role in providing moral, relational, instructional, and administrative leadership within the context of a school’s culture and potential resources.

Effective Learning is a five-modules course that includes Prayer, Sabbath, Attitude, Life-Style, and Mental-Rehearsal (PSALM).