2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Language Acquisition Theory

Fall quarter

Faculty: Grace Huerta education, policy studies

Fall: CRN (Credit) Level 10359 (4 GR)  Conditions Must have successfully completed Foundations of English Language Teaching or have signature of Director of Teacher Education Programs  

Credits: 4(F)

Class Standing: Graduate

Offered During: Evening


This course is designed to acquaint you with the central issues in first and second language acquisition (SLA) research. It includes a review of SLA theories and research as well as discussion of successful strategies for learning/acquiring a second language. This class offers insights into the underlying processes and assumptions regarding language acquisition through the critical examination of language learning theories and teaching practices.

Maximum Enrollment: 20

Advertised Schedule: 5-9p Wed.

Undergraduate Credit Option: Requires Program Director Approval

Preparatory for studies or careers in: Teaching, education, further studies in ELL

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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