Apr 22, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalogue 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

SPN 550 - Current Practices and Research in Teaching Spanish

Credits: 3
Graduate status and native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English. The course explores relevant areas of foreign language research and their application to the task of teaching Spanish in the United States. Through readings, lectures, and practical demonstrations, students will be exposed to second language acquisition theories and the principles of proficiency. They will work with a variety of approaches to communicate language teaching, with a focus on the proficiency-oriented approach. Students will actively explore classroom techniques designed to develop listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills while integrating culture. Approaches to developing and implementing testing and incorporating technology will also be highlighted.

Repeat Policy:
Course may only be taken once for credit

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