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Courses - Fall 2017
SLAA
Second Language Acquisition and Application Department Site
SLAA610
Research and Theories in Second Language Acquisition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Introduction to current theories and research findings Second Language Acquisition (SLA).
SLAA611
Fundamentals of Foreign Language Acquisition and Instruction
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Introduction to theoretical and practical issues relevant to foreign language learning, language acquisition, and curriculum construction.
SLAA649R
Special Topics in Second Language Acquisition; Research Critique
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
SLAA650
Second Language Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: SLAA610; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
An overview of the field of linguistics with a particular attention to its application in SLA studies, introduces students to the basic concepts and skills related to the scientific study of language, and provides them with opportunities to apply these concepts and skills in the analysis of language. It covers topics such as phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, language acquisition, and language use.
SLAA719
Second Language Acquisition and Application Internship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
SLAA741
Cognitive Processes in Second Language Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: SLAA610; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Permission of instructor.
Examines the roles played by varied types of learning processes and memory, general processing issues, and the cognitive bases of individual differences in learning and processing a second language.
SLAA744
Age Effects in Second Language Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: SLAA610.
Restriction: Permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: SLAA649M or SLAA744.
Formerly: SLAA649M.
Consideration of the empirical evidence for age effects in second language learning and its potential confounds. Critical evaluation of the differing interpretations of these effects and their implications for educational practice, SLA theory, development psychology, and research methodology.
SLAA750
Instructed Second Language Acquisition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: SLAA610.
Survey of studies on effectiveness of SLA instruction within various domains of language, with focus on research design.
SLAA760
Fundamentals of Second Language Assessment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: SLAA610.
An overview of current assessment models in foreign and second language learning.
SLAA779
Directed Research in Second Language Acquisition and Application
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
SLAA798
Master's Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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SLAA799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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SLAA888
Doctoral Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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SLAA898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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SLAA899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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