Core Curriculum Courses - Fall

FALL 2022

Additional Course Offerings: See ChineseFrenchGermanItalianSpanish and Translation and Interpreting

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LANGUAGE, CULTURE, AND THE BRAIN (CR. 3)
01:617:220:01:08555
MTH; 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM; SPR-204

Description TBA


METHODS OF WORLD LANGUAGE TEACHING (K-12) (CR. 3)
16:617:500:90:15325
ONLINE
Three in-person meetings on SATURDAY 10/8, 11/5, 12/3/2022; 8:30 AM - 12 NOON
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 foreign languages in the K-12 schools and in-service teachers who need a methods course for endorsement or licensure. It will also serve in-service teachers who are 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. Conducted in English with language-specific assignments.


TEACHING OF WORLD LANGUAGES (CR. 3)
16:617:501:01:15326
W; 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM; AB-5190

VILLALBA ROSADO

Description TBA.


TECHNOLOGY IN THE WORLD LANG. CLASS (K-12) (CR. 3)
16:617:503:90:15327
ONLINE
JURADO-MORAN

This course is designed to provide a firm foundation in and understanding of performance-based assessment and rubric design. The focus is the development of tasks to be used in teachers’ classes during the school year. Through a consideration of backwards design and authentic assessment, teachers learn to develop tasks that set realistic expectations for their students, and how research and theory on language proficiency help us to understand the stages of developing linguistic acquisition. This knowledge will inform the strategies and techniques that lead to authentic assessment of language use. Conducted in English.


TEACHING OF ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE (CR. 3)
16:617:521:01:18725
M; 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; SPR-319
DOAA RASHED & NICOLE HOUSER

This course will acquaint you with various aspects of how to teach English as an Additional Language. It will examine various approaches, methods and techniques of teaching a second or foreign language and also various aspects of corresponding instructional situations. Through the course, we will analyze particular methods or approaches to English instruction for multilingual learners. Various aspects of English instruction will be examined in conjunction with these methods. Topics include: teaching English as an additional language within content areas, specifically at the university level; teaching the components of language including vocabulary and grammar; language learning program models; and learning strategies and styles.


TEACHING PORTFOLIO PROJECT (CR. 3)
16:617:599:90:15328
ONLINE
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.