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Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)


This paper is addressed to the need of revising a teacher-training plan used in the refugee camp of Vietnamese and Cambodian victims of war. My personal experience in teaching the refugees served as an impetus in making the revised training plan that will seek to answer the following questions:

1. What type of a teacher-training plan can best suit a group of Vietnamese English teachers whose spoken and written English is limited due to lack of contact to the western cultures?

2. What language elements can be infused in the training plan that will help uplift the low sagging morale of the refugees caused by the long wait for acceptance of a resettlement country?

3. What training scheme can be developed that will show congruency between/and among training objectives, methodologies and evaluation?

In this teacher-training plan, discussions and presentations of lesson plans, description of teaching pedagogies and tools for evaluation can be found. It also includes the types of materials and activities used in training refugees to become teachers of English.

Both the original and the revised teacher-training plans can be found in this paper.


Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education | Curriculum and Instruction | Education | Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research | Educational Methods