LING 8710

Seminar on Pidgin and Creole Formation
Credit Hours:
3.0

The study of pidgin and creole languages. Students will examine the socio-historical background and social contexts of the languages to determine what role demographic and social factors may have played in their emergence, as well as their linguistic characteristics and their significance for linguistic theories.

Level:

LING 7750

Teaching College Spanish
Credit Hours:
3.0

Foreign language teaching and learning applied to Spanish. Theories of second language acquisition. Techniques and strategies to teach listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture in context. Activities and procedures of classroom instruction. Issues in the professionalization of Spanish teachers. Given in Spanish.

Level:

LING 7700

Romance Languages Pedagogy
Credit Hours:
3.0

Principles and methods of second language teaching applied to Romance languages. An analysis of techniques used to teach listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture, with an examination of current theories of language acquisition. Given in English.

Level:

LING 7500

Teaching College German
Credit Hours:
3.0

Methods for teaching foreign language and development of language skills in German. For teaching assistants in German and graduate students in German and Language Education. Taught in English.

Level:

LING 6888

Humanities Computing I: Knowledge Representation
Credit Hours:
3.0

Design and creation of data structures for computer-based scholarship in literary and linguistic study. Students will be exposed to the relevant theoretical literature in humanities computing and will study several technologies in detail. Students will be expected to generate critical work and to complete a computer-based project.

Level:

LING 6885

Introduction to Humanities Computing
Credit Hours:
3.0

A general introduction to the use of computers in humanistic study. Students will be exposed to the theoretical literature of humanistic computing and to several specific techniques popular among computing humanists. Students will also be expected to generate critical work and to complete a web-based project.

Level:

LING 4905/6905

Old Church Slavic
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to Old Church Slavic, the earliest written Slavic language. Covers the grammar of Old Church Slavic, reading and translation of texts, and the prehistory of the Slavic language family.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H

LING 4904/6904

Classical Armenian
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to the grammar and literature of Classical Armenian. The presentation will employ a pedagogical textbook of the language and cover the most important points of its grammar as well as the prehistory of the language.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H

LING 4903/6903

Old Icelandic
Credit Hours:
3.0

An introduction to the grammar and literature of Old Icelandic, the old Nordic language with the greatest body of literature. Additionally, some historical explanations will be introduced to aid in the recognition of patterns obscured by various internal developments of the Icelandic language.

Prerequisites:
LING2100 or LING2100E or LING2100H