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Bangkok, Thailand

**New for 2016: Earn your certification in ESL through courses in Bangkok!


 After many wonderful years at Ruamrudee International School, Off-Site Graduate Programs will be moving to a more central Bangkok location this summer.  Starting in June, we will be hosted by NIST International School (  NIST is located on Sukhumvit Soi 15 and is close to shops, restaurants, many options for housing and is easily accessible by public transportation:

For more information regarding this site, please reach out to our On-Site Coordinators, Dominick Bruso ( and Michelle Marquez (

Summer 2016 Course Offerings

Session I: June 16 – 24, 2016 (off June 18-19):
EDFN 508 – Intro to Research: Data-Based Decision Making, Dr. Tracy Steele
EDFN 521 – Cultural Foundations of Education, Dr. Christopher Weiler
ELEM/ SCED 694 – Internship I, Professor Eileen Heddy
ESLM 577 – Sociolinguistics & Cultural Foundations of ESL, Dr. Christopher Weiler
ESLM 578 – Theory and Practice of ESL, Dr. Yiqiang Wu

Session II: June 27 – July 5, 2016 (off July 2-3):
CURR 514 – Curriculum Theory & Practice, Dr. Alan Amtzis & Dr. Brenda Leake
EDAD 540 – School Finance, Dr. Ray Lauk
EPSY 523 – Advanced Child & Adolescent Growth & Development, Professor Lynn Booth
ELEM/SCED 663 – Advanced Trends,  Dr. Lynnette Mawhinney
ESLM 587 – Curriculum Methods for Multilingual Populations, Dr. Jim Lattanzi

Session III: July 6 – 14, 2016 (off July 9-10):
EDAD 617 – Advanced Admin, Professor Tim Messick
ESLM 525 – Second Language Acquisition,  Professor Maria Konkel
ESLM 579 – Language and Literacy for ESL, Dr. Jim Lattanzi
RDLG 579 – Content Area Literacy,  Dr. Jim Lattanzi
SPED 501 – Students with Disabilities in our Schools,  Dr. Jerry Petroff
ELEM/ SCED 696 – General Seminar,  Dr. Tabitha Dell’Angelo & Dr. Alan Amtzis


TCNJ offers sequential, seven-day sessions from early-June to early-July, and students may take one 3-credit course per session. For academic advising, please contact Dr. Stuart Carroll at or 609-771-2221.


Most global courses do not require textbooks; however, students are responsible for purchasing a required textbook when applicable. Please check back in April 2016 to see if a book has been posted for your course(s).


Graduate students attending TCNJ’s Bangkok program are responsible for arranging their own housing for their two-, four-, or six-week stays in the city. Click on the links below to explore a variety of hotel options within walking distance of the school. Please note that NIST is located on Sukhumvit Soi 15 and there are many close options for housing,

2016 Hotel Options
Click on the map for more information on these hotels.


Check out photos from students who have already visited our sites!