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GERM 505 The Acquisition of German as an Additional Language

Foundations, methods, and findings of second-language acquisition research in the field of German as an additional language. Taught in German. An introductory 6-credit course in linguistics is recommended as preparation for this course.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Mode of Delivery Interval Days Start Time End Time Section Comments Course Requires
In-Person Attendance
GERM 505 001Seminar2In-Person Wed10:0013:00

GERM 505 is designed to introduce theoretical, critical and current issues in additional (second/foreign) language acquisition (SLA) and teaching as it relates to German as an additional language. Areas covered depend in part on student interest and include in all cases learning theories, additional (second/foreign) language acquisition theories, inter/transcultural aspects of additional language acquisition, critical aspects of teaching a colonial language, race and language teaching. Further potential topic areas include teaching approaches and methods, learner characteristics, learning awareness, assessment of student learning and student feedback, course and curriculum development, lesson planning and time management, "new" technologies/social media and other teaching tools, teaching and ~

philosophies and teaching portfolios etc.

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