This book provides a comprehensive, contextualized approach to curriculum creation, design, development, and evaluation for Intensive English Programs. The book starts by guiding the reader through the important but often overlooked steps of contextualizing their current or future language curriculum to give decision makers the full picture of what their curriculum is intended to accomplish. Subsequent chapters break down the popular ADDIE (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate) model of curricular design into meaningful units focused on learner and context analysis, learning outcomes, assessments, materials, and implementation and evaluation processes. Accessible and engaging chapters include a variety of prompts, activities, and summaries to support learning and implementation.

With instruction on how to build a language curriculum from scratch and insights for changing or improving an existing curriculum, this book is a key resource for instructors and program administrators in language programs as well as essential reading in TESOL methods and language curriculum design courses.

chapter 2|17 pages

Defining Curriculum

chapter 3|24 pages

Context and Contextual Analysis

chapter 4|20 pages

Governing Documents

Mission, Goals, and Objectives

chapter 5|22 pages

Learner Analysis

chapter 6|26 pages

Contextual Synthesis

chapter 7|26 pages

Learning Outcomes

Design, Develop, and Implement

chapter 8|21 pages

Assessment and Feedback

Design, Develop, and Implement

chapter 9|23 pages

Learning Experiences

Design, Develop, and Implement

chapter 10|26 pages

Program-Wide Implementation

chapter 11|29 pages

Evaluation of Process and Product