Core Curriculum Courses - Summer

SUMMER 2022

Additional Course Offerings: See ChineseFrenchGermanItalianSpanish and Translation and Interpreting

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METHODS OF WORLD LANGUAGE TEACHING (K-12) (CR. 3)
16:617:500:F1:01121
ONLINE; 06/27 - 08/17

ONE FACE TO FACE MEETING, 7/16, 8:30 - 3:00PM - 1 SPRING ST. NB, Rm. 403
DOUGLASS CROUSE

This section is open to prospective teachers who are seeking certification. Contact Patty Blum(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to register, which is by special permission.

This course is designed to address the needs and concerns of students preparing to teach world languages in K-12 schools and in-service teachers who need a methods course for endorsement or licensure. It also will benefit in-service teachers seeking to update their knowledge of second-language acquisition and instruction for personal growth or for academic credit toward state re-licensing or for national board certification. The course emphasizes high-leverage instructional practices, thematic unit development and assessment design, with guidance on incorporating proven web-based tools to connect and support learners. Conducted in English.


LANGUAGES ACROSS THE CURRICULUM (K-12) (CR.3)
16:617:508:J1:05252
ONLINE; 7/25 - 8/17
KAREN SÁNCHEZ

Refinement of reading, writing, and oral proficiency skills; vocabulary building; and content-based unit development in world languages. Includes discussion of resources taken from a variety of media. Development of instructional materials appropriate for K-12, with an emphasis on teaching math and sciences in the target languages. Conducted in English with language-specific group sessions.


TEACHING PORTFOLIO PROJECT (CR.3.)
16:617:599:T1:01479
ONLINE; 5/31 - 8/17
KAREN SÁNCHEZ

Contact Patty Blum (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to register, which is by special permission.

A three-credit individual project that is to be completed and presented to the student's two-person committee following the completion of the twenty-seven credits of course work. The portfolio reflects the student's individual teaching situation as well as the application of theory and practice from course work taken at the WLI. It entails the preparation of four thematic units utilizing the communicative approach to language. Two units are to be based on the textbook and teaching situation of the candidate; the other two units are to be 'dream' units, in which the candidate develops age-appropriate materials that would be the ideal.


Translation and Interpreting

COMPUTER-ASSISTED TRANSLATION (CR. 1.5)
16:617:531:A1:02370
Cross-listed: 01:617:431:A1:02478
ONLINE; 5/31 - 6/24
LAURA RAMIREZ POLO

Check with your department to make sure this course will count toward your M.A.T.

This course is conducted in English and requires near-native competence in two languages and basic knowledge of translation techniques. Discussion of translation memory, storage of term bases, and file maintenance for CAT tools. Introduction to major CAT software.


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