ENGL 103-014 COMPOSITION AND RESEARCH A course in college-level academic writing. Focus on argument, critical reading and writing, and information literacy. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IA.
ENGL 509-192 SEMINAR IN LANGUAGE STUDY A study in selected topics in language and linguistics. The course focuses in different semesters on such topics as the new English, descriptive or historical linguistics, morphology-syntax, or phonetics and phonemics, teaching standard English to speakers of other languages or to speakers of other dialects. May be repeated under different course subtitles recorded with the Registrar. Three hours per week.
ENGL 528-192 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 539-192 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.