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Course Descriptions


ENG 400/500  Cr.1 - 3

Workshop

Projects involving trends and issues in composition, language, or literature related to various professional uses of English, with a central topic to be announced before each workshop. No more than three credits are applicable to an English major or minor. Repeatable for credit — maximum 6. Slash course ENG 400/500.   Offered Occasionally.


ENG  511  Cr.1

Folktales and Other Lore for Children

Close study of various folktales for children. Also studied are myths, legends, tall-tales, Jack-tales, fables, nursery rhymes, skip-rope rhymes, and literary lore. Modern adaptations by contemporary authors are given attention. Prerequisite: three credits in 200-level English courses.   Offered Occasionally.


ENG 432/532  Cr.3

Introduction to Linguistics

Investigation of the nature of linguistic system (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics), theories of language development and the acquisition of first and second languages in diverse cultural settings. Review of idiosyncratic elements as they pertain to second-language learning. Prerequisite: MLG 109 or any foreign language at the 200 level, or ENG 332. Slash course ENG 432/532.   Offered Spring.


ENG 405/605  Cr.3

Methods in English Education

A study of methods, materials and evaluation techniques that are shown by current research and practice in English education to be effective with middle and secondary level students. Emphasis is given to the knowledge and skills necessary to create a developmentally appropriate, positive learning environment. The course will include approaches to teaching critical thinking skills using a variety of activities and teacher modeling. Prerequisite: Understanding the contexts of Classroom Practices. Slash course CI 405/605.   Offered Spring.


ENG  700  Cr.1 - 3

Workshop

Projects involving trends and issues in composition, language, or literature related to various professional uses of English, with a central topic to be announced before each workshop. Repeatable for credit - maximum 6.   Offered Occasionally.