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Spring 2019
GERMAN

GER 500 – Intensive Reading German for the Sciences and Humanities
Rapid acquisition of reading proficiency in German. No prior knowledge of German is necessary. Proficiency certification obtained from this course fulfills graduate foreign language requirement is some departments (consult department for information).

Section 001
Days MoWe
Location Education, Rm 341
Time 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Date Jan 9 - May 1
Status Open
Enrollment 16 / 20
  • Days: MoWe
  • Location: Education, Rm 341
  • Time: 3:00 PM
  • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
  • Status: Open
  • Enrollment: 16 / 20

GER 506 – Representing the "Other"
Explores narratives that construct the Other, the foreigner, and the outsider; discusses the politics of racism, sexism and exclusion using texts from various fields.

Section 001
Days Th
Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Instructor Thomas Kovach
Date Jan 9 - May 1
Status Open
Enrollment 4 / 15
  • Days: Th
  • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
  • Time: 3:30 PM
  • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
  • Status: Open
  • Enrollment: 4 / 15

GER 509 – Traditions and Revolutions
Provides a critical overview of literary and intellectual currents of the "modern" period; explores the changing status and social function of literature.

Section 001
Days Tu
Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Instructor Barbara Kosta
Date Jan 9 - May 1
Status Open
Enrollment 6 / 15
  • Days: Tu
  • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
  • Time: 4:00 PM
  • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
  • Status: Open
  • Enrollment: 6 / 15

GER 555 – Music and German Literature
  • Cross Listed
  • The interrelationship between music and German literature from the 18th through the 20th century. Concentrates on major works of German drama, poetry and prose, and their musical settings. Lectures in English. Readings primarily in English, some German. Students taking GER 455 for German Studies credit must have advanced proficiency in German. Graduate-level requirements include two oral reports or lectures-recitals on a specific topic. Students taking GER 555 for German Studies credit must have advanced proficiency in German.

    Section 001
    Days MoWe
    Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor David Chisholm
    Date Jan 9 - May 1
    Status Open
    Enrollment 9 / 15
    • Days: MoWe
    • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 9 / 15

    GER 587 – Assessment in Second/Foreign Language Learning
  • Cross Listed
  • The primary objective of this course is the development of language teachers' assessment literacy, which includes knowledge of key assessment principles and skill in creating or adopting assessment tools and procedures for the language classroom. Participants in this course will develop their knowledge and skills related to assessing all skill areas in the language classroom, including productive skills (writing, speaking), receptive skills (reading, listening), and assessing grammar and vocabulary. Grading and student evaluation will also be important topics of consideration and exploration in this course. Designed specifically for in-service (and pre-service) language teachers, the course combines theory with practice by covering essential principles of effective classroom assessment and the development of effective assessment tools for classroom use. Participants completing this course will become more assessment literate and better able to evaluate student performance in their classrooms fairly and effectively.

    Section 001
    Days Mo
    Location Social Sciences, Rm 114
    Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Instructor Janice McGregor
    Date Jan 9 - May 1
    Status Open
    Enrollment 23 / 25
    • Days: Mo
    • Location: Social Sciences, Rm 114
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 23 / 25

    GER 596C – Culture
    The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location M Pacheco ILC, Rm 133
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor Albrecht Classen
    Date Jan 9 - May 1
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 25
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: M Pacheco ILC, Rm 133
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 25

    GER 615 – Second Language Acquisition Theory
  • Cross Listed
  • Survey of major perspectives on second language acquisition processes, including interlanguage theory, the Monitor Model, acculturation/pidginization theory, cognitive/connectionist theory, and linguistic universals. Analysis of research from the different perspectives includes consideration of grammatical, pragmatic, and sociolinguistic dimensions of language learning.

    Section 001
    Days Mo
    Location Modern Languages, Rm 306
    Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Instructor Hayriye Kayi-Aydar
    Date Jan 9 - May 1
    Status Open
    Enrollment 19 / 23
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Hayriye Kayi-Aydar
    • Days: Mo
    • Location: Modern Languages, Rm 306
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 19 / 23

    GER 699 – Independent Study
    Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.

    Section 043
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Thomas Kovach
    Date Jan 9 - May 1
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5
    Section 044
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 9 - May 1
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 2
    • +
    • Section: 044
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 2
    Section 048
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Chantelle Reynwar
    Date Jan 9 - May 1
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5

    GER 920 – Dissertation
    Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).

    Section 040
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor David Gramling
    Date Jan 9 - May 1
    Status Closed
    Enrollment 1 / 1
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 9 - May 1
    • Status: Closed
    • Enrollment: 1 / 1
    Fall 2019
    GERMAN

    GER 508 – Approaches to German Studies

    Section 001
    Days Mo
    Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Instructor Janice McGregor
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 1 / 15
    • Days: Mo
    • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 1 / 15

    GER 518 – Intercultural Communication and Second Language Acquisition
  • Cross Listed
  • Intercultural Communication (ICC) and Second Language Acquisition (SLA) is a graduate course on theory, research and practice of communication between people from different cultures and how it relates to language learning. The course is designed for future language professionals (e.g., teachers, translators, and researchers). It will (a) help them prepare themselves for intercultural encounters and develop the skills needed to communicate effectively and appropriately when interacting and collaborating with people that are culturally different from themselves and (2) it will help them prepare to teach, and/or conduct research about ICC and SLA.

    Section 001
    Days Tu
    Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Instructor Peter Ecke
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 20
    • Days: Tu
    • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 20

    GER 520 – History of the German Language
  • Cross Listed
  • Examination of the semantic, socio-historical and structural development of German from the age of migrations to the present.

    Section 001
    Days Th
    Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Instructor Albrecht Classen
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 2 / 15
    • Days: Th
    • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 2 / 15

    GER 561 – The Task of the Translator
    This course will combine insights from Translation Studies, applied linguistics, and German cultural / literary studies to help students develop skills, knowledge, and experience in translating a number of literary and non-literary genres, including song texts, short essays, advertising texts, everyday speech, and historical artifacts. We will learn about how to negotiate literal and connotative meaning across codes, idioms, cultures, communities, and symbolic systems. We will explore the idea of "being a translator" as an everyday social and cultural practice. Graduate-level requirements include a final paper.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Biol Sci East, Rm 314
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor David Gramling
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 4 / 25
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Biol Sci East, Rm 314
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 4 / 25

    GER 579 – Second/Foreign Language Teaching and Learning
  • Cross Listed
  • This class is intended to prepare students to teach a second/foreign language. It will provide students with the essential foundations in language teaching methodology and theory, pedagogical grammar, curriculum and materials development, classroom management, and formal and informal assessment techniques. In addition, students will gain practical knowledge through video practicum components, which allow them to watch and reflect on actual classroom teaching. Students will complete this program with the pedagogical knowledge and practical understanding necessary to be confident and effective language teachers.

    Section 001
    Days We
    Location C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 303
    Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Instructor Liudmila Klimanova
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 25
    • Days: We
    • Location: C E Chavez Bldg, Rm 303
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 25

    GER 596J – Second Language Acquisition Research
  • Cross Listed
  • The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.

    Section 001
    Days Tu
    Location R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 303
    Time 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Instructor Jonathon Reinhardt
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 6 / 18
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Jonathon Reinhardt
    • Days: Tu
    • Location: R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 303
    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 6 / 18

    GER 596Y – Topics in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching
  • Cross Listed
  • This seminar is designed to give a weekly topical treatment to a number of pertinent issues in teaching academic writing to linguistically and culturally diverse learners. Through a comprehensive overview of the research base in academic writing in ESL, this course will explore pedagogical implications of L2 writing theories and research findings by engaging students in a number of projects and tasks. Topics vary with instructor. Please check with the SLAT Faculty Advisor.

    Section 001
    Days Fr
    Location R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 452
    Time 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM
    Instructor Beatrice Dupuy
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 5 / 22
    • Days: Fr
    • Location: R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 452
    • Time: 9:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 5 / 22

    GER 699 – Independent Study
    Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location
    Time 1:00 AM - 1:00 AM
    Instructor Chantelle Reynwar
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 1:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5
    Section 041
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor David Gramling
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5

    GER 910 – Thesis
    Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.

    Section 046
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor David Gramling
    Date Aug 26 - Dec 11
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 26 - Dec 11
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5