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Spring 2018
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 Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 309
Time 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Date Jan 10 - May 2
Status Open
Enrollment 8 / 20
  • Days: MoWe
  • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 309
  • Time: 3:00 PM
  • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
  • Status: Open
  • Enrollment: 8 / 20

GER 507 – Criticism and Creativity in German Culture
Examines the relationship between theories of literature and literary practice, and the question of the nature of writing in general.

Section 001
Days We
Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Instructor Steven Martinson
Date Jan 10 - May 2
Status Open
Enrollment 10 / 15
  • Days: We
  • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
  • Time: 4:00 PM
  • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
  • Status: Open
  • Enrollment: 10 / 15

GER 513 – Visual Culture
The course focuses on the interrelationship between images and texts and on images as texts in various medium. Images here are understood as symbolic representations of culture that arise out of social contexts that produce and distribute them both locally and globally.

Section 001
Days Tu
Location Modern Languages, Rm 213
Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Instructor Barbara Kosta
Date Jan 10 - May 2
Status Open
Enrollment 10 / 15
  • Days: Tu
  • Location: Modern Languages, Rm 213
  • Time: 4:00 PM
  • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
  • Status: Open
  • Enrollment: 10 / 15

GER 580 – Applied Linguistics for German as a Foreign Language
  • Cross Listed
  • Issues in and methods of applied linguistics with emphasis on Germanic languages. Student taking GER 480 for German Studies credit must have advanced proficiency in German. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth research paper on an aspect of applied linguistic research. Students taking GER 580 for German Studies credit must have advanced proficiency in German.

    Section 001
    Days Mo
    Location R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 413
    Time 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Instructor Peter Ecke
    Date Jan 10 - May 2
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 15
    • Days: Mo
    • Location: R P Harvill Bldg, Rm 413
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 15

    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 Education, Rm 320
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor Albrecht Classen
    Date Jan 10 - May 2
    Status Open
    Enrollment 17 / 25
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Education, Rm 320
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 17 / 25

    GER 597B – Pedagogy Workshop
    This workshop provides a practical introduction classroom-based action research methods for foreign language teachers and opportunity for instructors to conduct their own research project over the course of the semester. As a teacher-researcher, you will be asked to consider various perspectives on classroom-based action, as well as the processes and issues involved in conducting a teacher inquiry project. As you develop your action research plan, you will learn how to develop research questions, read and assimilate existing research, use different types of data to answer questions, and document ongoing problems/processes with your own teaching.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 10 - May 2
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 15
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 15

    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 Th
    Location Modern Languages, Rm 306
    Time 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Instructor Dwight Atkinson
    Date Jan 10 - May 2
    Status Open
    Enrollment 12 / 30
    • Days: Th
    • Location: Modern Languages, Rm 306
    • Time: 6:00 PM
    • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 12 / 30

    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 10 - May 2
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5
    Section 044
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Unassigned
    Date Jan 10 - May 2
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 2
    • +
    • Section: 044
    • Instructor:Unassigned
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 2
    Section 048
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Chantelle Reynwar
    Date Jan 10 - May 2
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
    • 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 Chisholm
    Date Jan 10 - May 2
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 1
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Jan 10 - May 2
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 1
    Summer 2018
    GERMAN

    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 201
    Days
    Location Online
    Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Instructor Hope Anderson
    Date Jun 4 - Jul 5
    Status Closed
    Enrollment 0 / 25
    • +
    • Section: 201
    • Instructor:Hope Anderson
    • Days:
    • Location: Online
    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Dates: Jun 4 - Jul 5
    • Status: Closed
    • Enrollment: 0 / 25
    Fall 2018
    GERMAN

    GER 508 – Approaches to German Studies

    Section 001
    Days We
    Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor Joela Jacobs
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 15
    • Days: We
    • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 15

    GER 511 – Communication & Miscommunication in Middle, High & Later German Literatures
    Explores the way German writers have dealt with basic issues of human communications.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Instructor Albrecht Classen
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 15
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location:
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 15

    GER 534 – Literacy through Literature
  • Cross Listed
  • Exploration of the concept of literacy in the field of second language acquisition and the role that literature can play in the acquisition and teaching of literacy in a foreign or second language. Includes a critical review of theoretical readings from the fields of applied linguistics, second language acquisition theory, education, pedagogy and stylistics and the development of teaching practices, reflecting these theories.

    Section 001
    Days Tu
    Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor Chantelle Reynwar
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 15
    • Days: Tu
    • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 15

    GER 575 – Advanced German Usage
    Taught in German.

    Section 001
    Days TuTh
    Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    Time 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 15
    • Days: TuTh
    • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 15

    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 Mo
    Location
    Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor Joseph Price
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 32
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Joseph Price
    • Days: Mo
    • Location:
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 32

    GER 588 – European Literary-Political Cabaret
  • Cross Listed
  • The development of European literary-political cabaret from its origins in France to its most recent developments in Western and Eastern Europe.

    Section 001
    Days Th
    Location Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor Barbara Kosta
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 25
    • Days: Th
    • Location: Learn Srvc Bldg, Rm 346
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 25

    GER 594B – L2 Acquisition and Teaching
  • Cross Listed
  • The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.

    Section 001
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor Chantelle Reynwar
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 10
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 10

    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
    Time 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Instructor Shelley Staples
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 20
    • +
    • Section: 001
    • Instructor:Shelley Staples
    • Days: Tu
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 20

    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
    Time 9:00 AM - 10:50 AM
    Instructor Beatrice Dupuy
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 22
    • Days: Fr
    • Location:
    • Time: 9:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 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 041
    Days
    Location
    Time 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Instructor David Gramling
    Date Aug 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • 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 20 - Dec 5
    Status Open
    Enrollment 0 / 5
    • Days:
    • Location:
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Dates: Aug 20 - Dec 5
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 0 / 5