Emma Bourassa

Courses taught:

Thompson Rivers University:

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL is a post-degree 4 month program) Intercultural Communication Studies, Practicum Teacher Supervisor

ESL Methodology and English Language Overseas for visiting teachers from Pudong, Beijing and Hongkou 2 month programs

Pre-university (not remedial) preparation for English as an additional language International students: academic reading and writing, oral/aural, grammar and integrated skills over 5 levels of ability and 7 subject areas

Workshops facilitated or co-facilitated:

Pedagogy and curriculum for international educators (3 week) University of Windsor

Instructional Strategies Workshops (3 days)

Interculturalizing Curriculum (4 days)

Teaching Assistants Basics of teaching and Culturally diverse classrooms (6 hours)

60- 120 minute sessions:

Effective Communication, , Backward Design, Intercultural Intersections,Culturally Diverse Learners, Experiential Learning, Shifting a Paradigm of Curriculum, Why Question? Active Learning, Reflective practice, Learning outcomes