Humanistic Studies (HUM STUD)

Courses

HUM STUD 518. Topics in Linguistics/TESL. 3 Credits.

Analysis and discussion of topics of central importance in applied linguistics and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). Possible topics include:Teaching Grammer to ELLs; Second Language Pragmatics; Second Language Writing; and others.
P: gr st.

HUM STUD 519. Second Language Acquisition. 3 Credits.

Overview of issues in second-language acquisition, including linguistic, cognitive, social, and affective factors. Students will examine and think about learner language, read research on learner language, and consider implications for second-language teaching.
P: gr st.
Spring.

HUM STUD 520. Second Language Assessment. 3 Credits.

An exploration of policies, procedures, and instruments in assessing English language proficiency. Focus will be on practical assessment strategies and their incorporation into instructional planning.
P: gr st.
Spring Odd.

HUM STUD 521. Language and Society. 3 Credits.

The study of language in relation to society, including social and regional dialects, bilingualism and language contact, speech communities, the ethnography of language, and applications such as language policy and planning.
P: gr st.
Fall Only.