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Fall 2013 Course Offerings / Class Schedules

Undergraduate Courses

SLST - S301 - Introduction L2 Acquisition (3 cr.) - CASE N & M - 10489 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, MW, BH 208, Sprouse, R. Introduces students to contemporary approaches to second language acquisition. Topics include models of second language acquisition, learner variables, the human capacity for language and its availability throughout the lifespan, developmental stages and effects of instruction. Students will examine samples of learner language and analyze them on their own terms. Prerequisite: At least two years of foreign/second language study (not necessarily at the college level).

SLST - S302 - Successful Language Learner (3 cr.) CASE N & M- 29603, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm, MW, SW 221, Yilmaz, Y., Class open to undergraduates only. Introduces students to the best practices for adult second language learners and to research on learner and learning variables underlying these practices. Prerequisite: At least two years of foreign/second language study (not necessarily at the college level).

Graduate Courses

SLST - S532 - Second Language Acquisition (3 cr.), 7099, PERM, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm, TR, SB 231, Dekydtspotter, L., Class open to graduates only. TOPIC: Foundations of Second Language Acquisition. S 532: P-SLST-T 510 or LING-L 543 or equivalent. Obtain on-line authorization for above class from instructor. Introduces students to second language acquisition research. Critically examines major hypotheses about the ways in which second languages develop. Discussions will include a range of languages. Models include a variety of approaches: corpora-based, functionalist, generative, processing-based, socio-cultural, and universals of language.

SLST - S 533 - Second Language Acquisition Research Design (3 CR) 7516, 9:30 am - 10:45 am, MW, BH 107, Bardovi-Harlig, K., S533 : P - SLST-S 532, Class open to graduates only. Request permission from instructor. Examines a variety of research designs, elicitation tasks, and experimental formats in second language acquisition research appropriate to studies of production, processing, perception, structure, and pragmatics. Students will gain experience in designing and carrying out studies.


SLST - S 536 Second Language Pedagogical Contexts (3 CR) 12614, 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm, MW, BH 003, Yilmaz, Y., Class open to graduates only. Surveys current issues and research areas in adult second language pedagogy. Considers social, cultural, political and linguistic aspects of language teaching and learning; emphasizes the substantive topics that are addressed; the range of institutional, national, and educational contexts of research; and the theoretical lenses that frame the research.

 

SLST - S 690 Independent Readings Second Language Studies (1-4 CR) 11643, PERM, ARR, ARR, ARR, Bardovi-Harlig, K., Obtain on-line authorization from instructor. Class open to gaduates only. Class requires permission of instructor willing to supervise readings.

 

SLST - S800 - Dissertation Research in Second Language Studies (1-12 cr.), 8793, PERM, ARR, ARR, ARR, Bardovi-Harlig, K., TOPIC: Dissertation Research in SLS. Obtain on-line authorization from instructor. Class open to graduates only. Class graded on S/F basis only.

SLST - T500 - Topics in TESOL and Applied Linguistics (3 cr.), Selected topics, issues, and problems in TESOL and Applied Linguistics. Topics in this course are of particular interest to the second-language practitioner. May be taken more than once with different topics. Class open to graduates only. Class is for departmental instructors only.

VT: Teach Eng - Academic Purposes, 13794, 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, MW, LH 019, Friedman, D.

VT: Teach Eng - Individual Differences, 29902, 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, TR, SB 138, Darcy, I.

SLST - T501 English for International Grad Students. Designed to improve spoken or written skills for graduate school. Sections on academic writing (research papers, references, reviews, and critical syntheses) and academic speaking (presentations, discussions, and group work) address a range of academic writing and speaking styles. May be taken more than once if topic is different. Credit hours, though counting toward full-time student status, do not count toward the completion of a graduate degree.

VT: Academic Writing, (3 cr.) 7312, 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm, TR, WH 006, Lewis, T., Class for International graduate students only.

SLST - T501 English for International Grad Students (2 cr.)

VT: L2 Improving Comprehensibility 7313, 5:45 pm - 7:35 pm, MW, WH 006, Abe, L., Class open to International graduate students only. Class meets first eight weeks only.

VT: Academic Speaking 7314, 5:45 pm - 7:35 pm, MW, WH 006, Abe, L. Class open to International graduate students only. Class meets second eight weeks.

SLST - T501 English for International Grad Students (3 cr.)

VT: Academic Writing, 12019, 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm, TR, WH 006, Lewis, T. Class open to International graduate students only.

SLST - T502  Communication Skills International A. I. (3 cr.) Communication Skills for International AIs.  This  course will help you and any students scoring C3 or NC4 on the TEPAIC. Improve classroom pronunciation and presentation skills. Learn to compensate in the classroom for accented speech. Learn vocabulary to lead a class. Practice teaching and receive feedback. Lead classroom discussions, questioning, responding and receive feedback. Learn about the academic and cultural background of undergraduates enrolled at Indiana University. (How are they different from undergrads in your country? What do they expect from you? What should you expect from them?) Receive individual tutorials for specific communication problems or be observed in your own classroom.

 

3158, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, MW, ED 3284, Merceron, E., Topic: Communication Skills for International Associate Instructors. P: SLST-T 101 or SLST-T 501  (if required as a result of Indiana English Proficiency  Class open to graduate students only.

 

3159, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, TR, ED 3284, Merceron, E., Topic: Communication Skills for International Associate Instructors. P: SLST-T 101 or SLST-T 501  (if required as a result of Indiana English Proficiency  Class open to graduate students only.

 

SLST - T510 Modern English Grammar (3 cr.), 3717, 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, MW, SW 221, Lesourd, P. An examination of the principal features of the grammar of English. The course draws upon traditional, structural, functional, and transformational accounts of the structure of English, with an emphasis on the pedagogical application of these accounts in the teaching of English as a second language. Class open to graduates only.

 

SLST - T514 - English Phonology for Language Learning and Teaching (3 cr.), 3718, 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm, TR, BH 137, Darcy, I.,
Introduction to phonology as it applies to the learning and teaching of second languages. Does not satisfy the phonology requirement for the Ph.D. in Linguistics. Class open to graduates only.

 

SLST - T522 - Survey of Applied Linguistics (3 cr.) 29609, 11:15 am - 12:30 pm, MW, WH 007, Friedman, D., Class open to graduates only.
Intensive readings on selected topics relevant to the acquisition of second languages, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, testing, and research directions. Readings will, for the most part, be current and subject to change as the course is offered.

 

SLST - T690 - Advanced Readings in TESOL/Applied Linguistics (1-4 cr.), 11257, PERM, ARR, ARR, ARR, Sprouse, R., Class requires permission of instructor. Obtain on-line authorization for class from instructor.

SLST - G901 Advanced Research (6 cr.), 10011, PERM, ARR, ARR, ARR, Bardovi-Harlig, K., Class requires permission of Department.  Class graded on S/F basis only.

SLST - 695 - MA Thesis Reseaerch TESOL/APPL Ling (1-4 cr.), 3720 PERM, ARR, ARR, ARR, Bardovi-Harlilg, K. Class requires permission of instructor willing to supervise thesis. Obtain on-line authorization for class from instructor. Class open to graduates only.

 

Cross Listed Courses (999)

 

Slavic Languages & Literatures (SLAV)

SLAV - L Agreement (3 cr.)

 

 

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