TESOL Online Course Participant Agreement
TESOL courses are asynchronous and you can log in at any time. Content is presented via weekly modules, each taking 10 or more hours to complete. All the materials you will need for the course are available on TESOL's online course platform. Cost for the materials is included in the registration fee. Course activities may include individual activities, critical reading, virtual classroom discussions, case studies, live chats, videos, group assignments, projects, and more. Our instructors will provide you with timely feedback. You will be evaluated on a pass/fail basis.
By registering for a TESOL Online Course I understand that:
- Courses require a serious commitment and my daily attention. If I know that I will be traveling or not have internet access for a period of time during this program, I should take it at a different time during which I can commit to full participation.
- I will spend at least 10 hours a week on each online course. More may be required depending on my understanding of the materials and the time it takes to read all postings and participate fully in the course.
- I MUST read the introductory messages at the beginning of each module each time I log into the online course platform. I understand that the instructor posts essential and/or useful information that will help me throughout the course.
- I will do my best to post all discussion responses and submit all assignments on time. If for some reason, I cannot submit an assignment on time, I will send the instructor a personal email at least 24-hours prior to the due date/time.
- I may be given an opportunity to re-submit my work if the instructor feels this opportunity is warranted. However, re-submitted assignments will not receive full marks, and will not be accepted more than five days after the original due date.
- I have the English language skills, specifically writing and reading comprehension, to actively contribute to online discussions in this course. I understand that this is an academic course, and that “text language” is not appropriate. I agree to carefully self-edit my writing prior to posting my assignments and discussion comments online.