Class Schedules

Graduate Class Schedules

Schedule for Fall 2016

LING 505: Problems in Foreign Language Teaching
Coropceanu, M 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross-listed as FREN 505
Enrollment is open to undergraduate students

Content: This course presents an overview of current second language learning theories, a description and evaluation of existing second language teaching methods, and a discussion of major topics of instructional concern within the foreign language profession. The course goal is to provide experiences that facilitate the development of professional foreign language educators through practical classroom implementation and evaluation of research-based foreign language teaching practices.

Required Texts:

  • Shrum, J. & Glisan E. Teacher's Handbook, 4th Edition. Heinle Cengage Learning, 2010.
  • Kern, Richard. Literacy and Language Teaching. Oxford University Press, 2000.
  • Janet K. Swaffar, Katherine Arens. Remapping the Foreign Language Curriculum: An Approach through Multiple Literacies. New York: MLA, 2005.
  • Graves, Kathleen. Designing Language Courses: A Guide for Teachers. Boston, MA: Heinle & Heinle, 2000.
  • Hiram, Maxim. Advanced Foreign Language Learning: A Challenge to College Programs. Ed. with Heidi Byrnes.  AAUSC Series Issues in Language Program Direction. Boston: Heinle, 2004.


Assessment: Class participation and preparation (10%); Classroom observation reports (20%, 30% for undergraduates); Lesson plans, classroom demonstrations, and self-evaluations (20%, 30% for undergraduates); Self-reflective journal (20%, not required for undergraduates); Evaluation of a professional presentation (10%); FL teaching philosophy (20%)


Schedule for Fall 2015

LING 505: Problems in Foreign Language Teaching
Coropceanu, M 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross-listed as FREN 505
Enrollment open to undergraduate students

Content: This course presents an overview of current second language learning theories, a description and evaluation of existing second language teaching methods, and a discussion of major topics of instructional concern within the foreign language profession. The course goal is to provide experiences that facilitate the development of professional foreign language educators through practical classroom implementation and evaluation of research-based foreign language teaching practices.

Texts:


Assessment: Class participation and preparation (10%); Classroom observation reports (20%, 30% for undergraduates); Lesson plans, classroom demonstrations, and self-evaluations (20%, 30% for undergraduates); Self-reflective journal (20%, not required for undergraduates); Evaluation of a professional presentation (10%); FL teaching philosophy (20%)

Schedule for Fall 2014

LING 505: Problems in Foreign Language Teaching
Coropceanu, M 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross-listed as FREN 505
Enrollment open to undergraduate students

Content: This course presents an overview of current second language learning theories, a description and evaluation of existing second language teaching methods, and a discussion of major topics of instructional concern within the foreign language profession. The course goal is to provide experiences that facilitate the development of professional foreign language educators through practical classroom implementation and evaluation of research-based foreign language teaching practices.

Texts: Required (to be purchased):

  1. Shrum, J. & Glisan E. Teacher¹s Handbook, 4th Edition. Heinle Cengage Learning, 2010.
  2. Kern, Richard. Literacy and Language Teaching. Oxford University Press, 2000.
  3. Janet K. Swaffar, Katherine Arens. Remapping the Foreign Language Curriculum: An Approach through Multiple Literacies. New York: MLA, 2005.
  4. Graves, Kathleen. Designing Language Courses: A Guide for Teachers. Boston, MA: Heinle & Heinle, 2000.
  5. Hiram, Maxim. Advanced Foreign Language Learning: A Challenge to College Programs. Ed. with Heidi Byrnes.  AAUSC Series Issues in Language Program Direction. Boston: Heinle, 2004.


Assessment: Class participation and preparation (10%); Classroom observation reports (20%, 30% for undergraduates); Lesson plans, classroom demonstrations, and self-evaluations (20%, 30% for undergraduates); Self-reflective journal (20%, not required for undergraduates); Evaluation of a professional presentation (10%); FL teaching philosophy (20%)

Schedule for Fall 2013

LING 505: Problems in Foreign Language Teaching
Coropceanu, M 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross-listed as FREN 505
Enrollment open to undergraduate students

Content: This course presents an overview of current second language learning theories, a description and evaluation of existing second language teaching methods, and a discussion of major topics of instructional concern within the foreign language profession. The course goal is to provide experiences that facilitate the development of professional foreign language educators and inquirers through practical classroom implementation and evaluation of research-based foreign language teaching practices.

Texts:  

Teacher's Handbook: Contextualized Language Instruction (3rd edition), Shrum and Glisan.

A collection of research articles.

LING 585: History and Historiography of Spanish
Tuten, TH 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Cross-listed as SPAN 610 & HIST 585

Schedule for Fall 2012

Enrollment is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

LING 505: Problems in Foreign Language Teaching
Section 000, Coropceanu, M 1:00-4:00pm, Limit 5
Cross-listed as FREN 505, Limit 10
4 credits

Content: This course presents an overview of current second language learning theories, a description and evaluation of existing second language teaching methods, and a discussion of major topics of instructional concern within the foreign language profession. The course goal is to provide experiences that facilitate the development of professional foreign language educators and inquirers through practical classroom implementation and evaluation of research-based foreign language teaching practices.

Texts:  

Teacher's Handbook: Contextualized Language Instruction (3rd edition), Shrum and Glisan.

A collection of research articles.