Graduate Catalog 2010-12
Note: Additional work
will be required for graduate credit in 400-level courses.
ML 400 Topics in Advanced Modern Language
Prereq.: Permission of instructor.
Literary and advanced language topics taught in the target language. May be
repeated with different topics and in different langauges. May be counted as an
elective for a major or minor in a modern language. On demand.
ML 420 Internship in Foreign Languages 1
Prereq.: Appropriate 226 course or
equivalent in target language. Practical field experience using the target
language. One credit per eight-week unit. May be repeated to a total of 3
credits. On demand.
ML 428 Methods and Materials for Teaching
World Languages at Elementary School Level 3
Prereq.: ML 490 (may be taken
concurrently) or LING 300 (may be taken concurrently) or permission of
instructor, and admission to Professional Program or Accelerated Teacher
Program in Spanish or admission to graduate program in modern language or
permission of instructor for currently certified teachers. Participants will
link the rationale, history, and theoretical foundations of elementary world
language instruction to teaching and learning, and construct and adapt models
for curriculum planning, program implementation articulation, and assessment.
Participants will explore contemporary methodologies, lessons, activities
resources, and address issues and concerns that apply to the elementary school
level. NOTE: Instructors may not
override professional program admission requirement. Fall. Summer.
ML 490 Teaching World Languages II:
Acquisition in Young Children for Teachers of World Languages 3
Prereq.: Admission to Professional
Program or Accelerated Teacher Program in Spanish or admission to graduate
program in modern language or permission of instructor for currently certified
teachers. Participants will learn about research in the first and second
language acquisition of world languages and discuss and apply implications of
research findings (including brain research theory) for teaching and learning
of world languages. Not open to TESOL students. NOTE: Instructor may not override professional
program admission requirement. Summer.
ML 492 Topics in Language Teaching 1
Prereq.: ML 429. Special aspects of language
teaching, such as creative uses of the language laboratory and other special
aids, individualizing language instruction, teaching of literature and culture
in the schools, will be emphasized. Topics may vary from section to section.
Course may be repeated, with different topics, for up to 6 credits.
ML 496 Independent Study in Modern Languages 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor.
Independent work in language, culture, and literature, to meet individual
interest in topics not covered in the regular curriculum. Work done under the
supervision of a faculty member. On demand.
ML 500 Studies in Modern Languages 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Study of selected language, cultural and literary topics taught in the target language. May be repeated with different topics for up to 6 credits. On Demand.
ML 550 Intensive Studies in Modern Languages 3
Prereq.: Admission to the Summer
Institute of the target language. Intensive study of the language, culture, and
society of specific areas where the target language is spoken. Designated for
current teachers and other graduate students of the target language, it
includes a technology component. May be repeated with different topics for up
to 9 credits per graduate program. Summer.
ML 595 Special Project in Modern Languages 3
Prereq.: Completion of 18 credits of approved graduate studies program, approval of advisor, and 3.00 overall GPA. Preparation of Special Project in Modern Languages under the supervision of a faculty member. On Demand.
ML 598 Research in Modern Languages 3
Prereq.: Admission to the graduate
program. Introduction to techniques and resources of literary research through
examination of the theory, history, and practice of literary criticism. Course
should be taken during first 15 credits of graduate study. Fall. (O)