Public Engagement

Online Learning

  • The New School’s MA TESOL program is designed to accommodate aspiring and working English language teachers anywhere in the world. The entire curriculum is available online, so students have the option of completing the degree online or taking a combination of online and on-campus courses.

    Online courses take place in a state-of-the-art asynchronous environment based on the popular Canvas interface. You can be “in class” 24/7 from anywhere in the world where there’s a computer, a browser, and an Internet connection. Faculty member Jeremy Harmer discusses online learning at

    Experience The New School’s online learning environment for yourself via the MA TESOL Online Preview, which allows you to explore the main features of asynchronous distance learning and logs you in to a discussion board for online conversations with other prospective students and members of the faculty and staff.

    To join, go to

    • At this address, click on the label "Need a Canvas Account? Click Here. It's Free!"
    • At the sign-up, choose Student.
    • You will be asked to provide the following to create an account:
      • Join Code: B89GKD
      • Name: Enter your full name.
      • Username: Use your email address as your username.
      • Create a password.

    After creating the account, you will enter the course.