TIEC conducts a variety of training programs for international professionals in education and business. These programs are custom-designed to meet the specialized needs of any audience.
TIEC also offers faculty development programs for university or secondary school faculty, which typically include customized workshops and short courses. Topics include preparation for teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL), instructional methods, instructional materials development, testing and evaluation, and education technology.
Specialized Training for Executives, Managers and Practitioners
TIEC provides continuing and professional education programs for targeted audiences conducted both in Texas and at home institutions. Topics have included English skills for business purposes, introduction to American business culture, Entrepreneurship, soft skill development, and specific vocational skills development.
Training Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English
TIEC partners with the Korean-American Educational Commission (Fulbright) to bring Korean secondary school teachers to the United States for Intensive English training, and a cultural exchange with area schools.
This 7-week program has helped nearly 500 Korean secondary school teachers gain a deeper understanding of American culture and life, to experience American public education, particularly ESL methodologies and practices, to strengthen English curricula and improve the quality of teaching about the United States in secondary schools in Korea.
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