Back on Target: 90%+ Target Language Use Through Comprehensible Input

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

In this 2-unit graduate level extension credit course, facilitated by the DoDEA World Language Team, participants will re-visit the DoDEA College and Career Ready Standards for World Languages to prepare students for a global 21st century community through relevant, rigorous, and authentic interactive experiences. Participants will explore resources to provide students with substantial amounts of meaningful and comprehensible input through exclusive use of the target language (at least 90%+ of the time in world language-learning settings).

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA-wide World Language Teachers.

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What You Will Learn

  • Reflect and align DoDEA World Language goals and expectations with their own teaching practice (synchronize theory with practice)
  • Explore comprehensible input strategies and other resources to intentionally plan for target language usage the teaching and learning process
  • Dive deeper into 5 strategies of choice to prepare a learning environment with instructional strategies that impact student achievement


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.