An introduction to the concepts of linguistics specifically for preK-12 educators.Topics include syntax, morphology, semantics, pragmatics, and first and second language acquisition theories.
This course is specifically designed for preK-12 teachers seeking the English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Add-On Endorsement. Teachers taking this course will learn the basic elements of linguistics, while learning how these issues are germane to their classrooms. As part of the course, teachers will engage in analyzing students' talk samples collected from their classroom and explore how this knowledge can inform instruction. This course is meant to better insure that teachers see the connection between the study of linguistics and preK-12 classroom settings.
at your request
Add the following statement to the syllabus: All learning outcomes in this Distributed Learning course are equivalent to the face-to-face (F2F) version of this course.
Restructure time on syllabus for readings and final project. See Dr. Lopez-Robertson & Dr. Morrison
Revisions to learning minutes and attendance policy made as requeisted by Graduate Council Humanities Curriculum Committee.