Archive for August, 2008

EL Gazette Features MAT

August 25, 2008

In its short article on innovative master’s degrees, the English Language Gazette selected SIT’s MA in Teaching to be profiled.  Making a case for describing the 40-year-old program as innovative in a July 1, 2008, article called “Not Sitting on Their Laurels,” the article describes MAT as fresh, different, and effective.  Features of the program, as cited in the article, include the mid-program field experience and the final master’s project.  Connecting language teaching to world peace through intercultural understanding is another of the programs’ features cited.

The English Language Gazette is published monthly.  To read the article in its entirety, register at no charge.

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SIT INTERLINK Fellowship Extended

August 20, 2008

Al-Yamamah College, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

SIT and INTERLINK Language Centers are delighted to announce an extension of their new fellowship enrolling master’s degree candidates with full-time paid teaching positions at Al-Yamamah College.

Applications are being accepted now for the fellowship beginning Tuesday, September 2, 2008, in Brattleboro, Vermont. (more…)

Sandanona Conference, Summer 2008

August 10, 2008

The Summer 2008 Sandanona Conference

on the Teaching and Learning of Languages

Brattleboro, Vermont

August 12 & 13

Workshops, demonstrations, and papers

presented by students of the MA in Teaching.

Registration is free, but required, and open to the public. (more…)