February 9, 2013

Arabic Teaching Fellowships - STARTALK Program

Arabic Teaching Fellows - STARTALK Program

Duties: Anne Arundel Community College is accepting applications for Teaching Fellowships in an intensive summer STARTALK Arabic program entitled "Launching into Arabic Learning and Teaching 2013” from June 10 – July 19, 2013. The Teaching Fellow component of the program is designed for high school and college instructors, graduate students and other degree-holding individuals who are interested in developing their Arabic teaching skills using ACTFL standards and STARTALK principles. The fellowship begins with a two-week intensive teacher training program in which fellows will work with more highly experienced Arabic instructors to collaboratively design, develop and deliver an intensive Arabic student program under the leadership of the STARTALK Director. The STARTALK student program, in which the fellows will complete teaching practicums, will begin at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD on June 24 - July 19, 2013, pending final approvals. The teaching fellows will be working with beginning Novice level Arabic and advanced Novice level Arabic students. Courses are heavily focused on the development of communicative Arabic language skills, so applicants must be able to demonstrate advanced proficiency in Arabic. The grant-funded program provides stipends for the teaching fellowship.

Hours: Summer STARTALK Program - 6 weeks (June 10 - July 19, 2013) - 6 hours per day.

Qualifications: Teaching Fellow applicants must have minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and advanced level of Arabic proficiency. U.S. Citizenship preferred due to Department of Navy security procedures.

Interested individuals should email a current resume or CV and a statement indicating why they would like to be considered for this opportunity to Janet M. Paulovich, Director English Language Learning and Adult Education at jmpaulovich at aacc dot edu

Application deadline: February 15th, 2013.

Arabic-L:PEDA:Arabic teaching fellowships STARTALK in Annapolis. Arabic-L listserv (ARABIC-L@LISTSERV.BYU.EDU, 5 Feb 2013).

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