SPAN 6796A: Teaching Language Methodology

The purpose of this course is to assist in the development of teaching professionals through active participation and considerate reflection of language teaching, language learning, methodologies, and pedagogy. By the end of the course, students will have gained an understanding of second language acquisition theories and will be able to translate such theories into practice, will have collaborated with other instructors on varying levels of teaching and development and will have a better understanding of personal beliefs and practices. In addition to the theoretical readings and discussions, students will develop a portfolio of teaching materials ready for classroom use. (1 unit)

Required texts: Marta Baralo Otonello, La adquisición del español como lengua extranjera, 2nd ed., (Arco Libros, 2004 ISBN 9788476353639); Shrum & Glisan, Teacher's Handbook. Contextualized Language Instruction, 4th ed. (Cengage
ISBN: 1-4130-3321-0).

Instructors:
Jorge Cubillos
Location:
McCardell Bicentennial Hall 148
Schedule:
12:00pm-12:59pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (Jul 5, 2012 to Aug 17, 2012)