Foreign Language & Literature (FLNG)

FLNG 8020  SEMINAR:FL/TESOL RESEARCH (3 credits)

A survey of Second Language Acquisition theory and methodology culminating in a student-designed, classroom-based research project.

FLNG 8030  SEMINAR: SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION THEORY (3 credits)

An advanced introduction to second language acquisition theories based in neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics. Students will explore various schools of thought about how people learn languages other than their language(s) of nurture; this includes languages that are acquired by adolescents and adults, both inside and outside the classroom.

FLNG 8040  SEMINAR: ASSESSMENT & CURRICULUM DESIGN (3 credits)

This course will familiarize (future) language educators with current trends in the assessment of language skills as well as expose them to the design, implementation, and evaluation of second language curricula.

FLNG 8900  DIRECTED READINGS (3 credits)

Special directed readings arranged individually with students on topics not explored in other graduate offerings.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Permission of instructor and/or at least twelve graduate hours completed. Graduate non-degree students not allowed.

FLNG 8960  SEMINAR:SPECIAL TOPICS (3 credits)

This course provides a format for the exploration of topics of interest to advanced foreign language/TESOL students.