English for Transformational Leadership

Western Washington University

Find your leadership, grow your confidence, and be inspired to take action.

100% Online/Distance
Level

Beginning

Approx. 12 Hours to Complete
Multi-Lingual

English & Japanese

Tuition

$299

Class Size

Up to 16, working in groups of 4 or less

About

Course Description: The course English for Transformational Leadership offered by Western Washington University’s Language & Culture Programs is designed to strengthen students’ leadership-specific English proficiency skills before taking the Global Leadership 101 course. Western Washington University (WWU) supports the Global Leadership Academy course offered by iLEAP.

This course will be taught by WWU faculty in Language & Culture Programs. Students in the English for Transformational Leadership course will learn and participate in online, synchronous courses as well as complete offline homework assignments. Students will learn crucial English vocabulary regarding leadership, and students will create a presentation that they will deliver during the final online class meeting. Students will develop their reading, listening, speaking and writing skills through on- and offline coursework. Students will have the option to meet individually online with the instructor at least once and the curriculum assistant at least once, in order to answer student questions or work on details of English grammar points. Students will receive a certificate upon completion of this course.

Overview

  • Length: 3 weekends  (Will be completed before your Global Leadership 101 class begins)
  • 5 synchronous sessions (1 to 2.5 hrs each)
    • Sessions 1 & 2: Saturday & Sunday
    • Sessions 3 & 4: Saturday & Sunday
    • Session   5: Saturday
  • Synchronous sessions on Zoom
  • Asynchronous sessions on Sutra
  • Optional 10-15 min, 1 on 1s with teacher
  • Optional 10-15 min, 1 on 1s with staff
  • Led by Western Washington University, Language and Culture Program faculty
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Recommended for participants with Low Intermediate to Intermediate English proficiency

Schedule

Monday–Friday:

Asynchronous activities & online discussions @Sutra

Saturday/Sunday:

Synchronous sessions @Zoom

Enrollment Options

Sections & Dates for ETL in 2020:

For secondary/high school students (ages 15 to 18)
  • October 10 to October 24
  • October 31 to November 14
For college/university students (ages 18 to 25)
  • October 10 to October 24
  • October 31 to November 14
For young professionals (ages 21+)
  • October 10 to October 24
  • October 31 to November 14

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