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Holloway Hall

Directories

Operator: 410-543-6000

Vila, Joaquin

Faculty, English

Holloway Hall (HH) 348
410-546-6214 or ext 66214
jsvilasalisburyedu
Website



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2014 Spring

  • ENGL 428-701 ESOL TESTS & MEASUREMENTS
    Focuses on present-day language theory and practice. Objectives are not only to increase students' skills in writing classroom language tests and assessing standardized instruments intended for second language learners, but also to improve their ability to evaluate language research in which testing plays a part. Prerequisites: ENGL 432 or 434 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 432-701 LITERACY & ESOL READING
    Introduces students interested in questions of language acquisition to the theories and practices relating to learning to read in a second language or second dialect. Topics included are models for acquiring foreign language reading skills, teaching strategies for second language/dialect literacy, evaluating literacy skills, current research about acquisition of literacy skills, and political and social implications of second language/dialect literacy. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 439-701 SECOND LANG ACQUISITION
    Introduction to second language acquisition (SLA) theory and the application of SLA theory to second/foreign language teaching practices. Explores what it means to know a language and, hence, how one learns a second language. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 528-701 ESOL TESTS & MEASUREMENTS
    Introduces students to present-day language theory and practice. Objectives are not only to increase students’ skills in writing classroom language tests and assessing standardized instruments, but also to improve their ability to evaluate language research in which testing plays a part. Prerequisite: ENGL 532 or ENGL 534 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • ENGL 532-702 LITERACY & ESOL READING
    Introduces students interested in questions of language acquisition to the theories and practices relating to learning to read in a second language or second dialect. Topics include models for acquiring foreign language reading skills, teaching strategies for second language/dialect literacy, evaluating literacy skills, investigating current research about acquisition of literacy skills, and exploring political and social implications of second/language/dialect literacy. This course is for graduate credit only. Three hours per week.
  • ENGL 539-702 SECOND LANG ACQUISITION
    An introduction to second language acquisition (SLA) theory and application of SLA theory to second/foreign language teaching practices. Explores what it means to know a language and, hence, how one learns a second language. This is an introductory course intended for graduate credit only. Three hours per week.

2014 Summer I

  • ENGL 433-701 LANGUAGE & CULTURE
    Linguistics approach to the peculiar relationship between a language and the cultural total of which the language is a part. Examines language variations within a community according to gender, age, geography, ethnicity, socioeconomic class and level of education. Considers the educational, political and economic implications. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 438-701 BILINGUALISM
    Study of what it means to be a bilingual child or adult. Explores the mind’s role in bilingualism and in language acquisition. Surveys educational systems’ response to language variance among students and explores the social, academic and language learning consequences of growing up bilingual in the U.S.A. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 535-702 LANGUAGE & CULTURE
    Emphasizes a linguistic approach to the peculiar relationship between a language and the cultural total of which the language is a part. It examines language variations within a community according to gender, age, geography, ethnicity, socioeconomic class and education, while considering the educational, political and economic implications. Specifically, this course should be considered an exploration of the study of language in its social setting. This course is for graduate credit only. Three hours per week.
  • ENGL 538-702 BILINGUALISM
    Familiarizes students with various aspects of bilingual education and language contact from a social-psychological perspective. Explores the role of the mind in bilingualism and in language acquisition. Content addresses the societal, political and cultural implications of bilinguality and the cognitive and educational implications. Aims to provide analysis and evaluation of current theory and research on bilingualism, as well as for examination of pertinent pedagogical implications/applications. This course is for graduate credit only. Three hours per week.

2014 Summer II

  • ENGL 439-701 SECOND LANG ACQUISITION
    Introduction to second language acquisition (SLA) theory and the application of SLA theory to second/foreign language teaching practices. Explores what it means to know a language and, hence, how one learns a second language. May be offered for undergraduate or graduate credit. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 539-702 SECOND LANG ACQUISITION
    An introduction to second language acquisition (SLA) theory and application of SLA theory to second/foreign language teaching practices. Explores what it means to know a language and, hence, how one learns a second language. This is an introductory course intended for graduate credit only. Three hours per week.

2014 Fall

  • ENGL 240-701 INTRO TO THE STUDY OF LANG
    Study of the ways language works and an introduction to the scientific study of language and linguistics. Presupposes no formal study or knowledge of language. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 110 and ENGL 240. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 240-702 INTRO TO THE STUDY OF LANG
    Study of the ways language works and an introduction to the scientific study of language and linguistics. Presupposes no formal study or knowledge of language. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 110 and ENGL 240. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 433-702 LANGUAGE & CULTURE
    Linguistics approach to the peculiar relationship between a language and the cultural total of which the language is a part. Examines language variations within a community according to gender, age, geography, ethnicity, socioeconomic class and level of education. Considers the educational, political and economic implications. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 535-703 LANGUAGE & CULTURE
    Emphasizes a linguistic approach to the peculiar relationship between a language and the cultural total of which the language is a part. It examines language variations within a community according to gender, age, geography, ethnicity, socioeconomic class and education, while considering the educational, political and economic implications. Specifically, this course should be considered an exploration of the study of language in its social setting. This course is for graduate credit only. Three hours per week.

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