WLLC 5023. Languages, Cultures, and Teaching with Technology. 3 Hours.
This course provides graduate students with innovative ways to teach and communicate through the use of modern technologies as applied to second languages. Topics of discussion include instructional systems design, Web 2.0 technologies, presentation technologies, online facilitation, and pedagogical strategies for using technological tools in language and culture courses.Prerequisite: Graduate standing. (Typically offered: Fall)
WLLC 5033. Languages, Cultures and Teaching with Video. 3 Hours.
This course provides graduate students with the knowledge and skills needed to teach and communicate through the use of video as applied to second languages. Topics of discussion include instructional systems design, development of strong pedagogical strategies for teaching with film, analysis of research focused on subtitling, learning strategies, mental effort, and language and culture development, as well as some videotaping and editing. (Typically offered: Spring)
WLLC 504V. Translation Workshop. 1-6 Hour.
Problems of translation and the role of the translator as both scholar and creative writer; involves primarily the discussion in workshop of the translations of poetry, drama, and fiction done by the students, some emphasis upon comparative studies of existing translations of well-known works. Primary material will vary. Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of a foreign language. (Typically offered: Irregular)
This course is cross-listed with ENGL 5043.
WLLC 5063. Teaching Foreign Languages on the College Level. 3 Hours.
Focus on basic methodological concepts and their practical application to college foreign language instruction. (Typically offered: Irregular)
WLLC 5463. Descriptive Linguistics. 3 Hours.
A scientific study of language with primary emphasis on modern linguistic theory and analysis. Topics include phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, language acquisition, and historical development of world languages. (Typically offered: Fall)
This course is cross-listed with ANTH 5473, ENGL 5463.
WLLC 5723. Language Learning Research and Theory. 3 Hours.
Introduces research and theory in the field of second language learning and acquisition. Develops the ability to critically read and assess published research, while connecting with current theories of how languages are learned. Also introduces the process of carrying out research in language learning. A research project proposal is required. (Typically offered: Irregular)
WLLC 575V. Special Investigations. 1-6 Hour.
Special investigations in world languages, literatures and cultures. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.
WLLC 6553. Applied Linguistics Seminar. 3 Hours.
Research and discussion in areas of applied linguistics ranging from discourse analysis, literacy, language pedagogy, and language planning to translation theory. Subject matter changes depending on student interest and faculty expertise. Prerequisite: WLLC 5463 or equivalent introduction to linguistics. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for up to 9 hours of degree credit.