LING 385 - Experiential Practice
Section: 001
Term: FA 2012
Subject: Linguistics (LING)
Department: LSA Linguistics
Credits:
1 - 6
Other:
Experiential
Consent:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Permission of instructor.
Grading:
Mandatory credit/no credit.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

The purpose of this course is to engage students in hands-on learning of linguistics, to expose students to “real world” experiences involving linguistics and to enable students to use their knowledge of linguistics to serve the community. Many of these placements may facilitate future work, graduate study or research in linguistics or fields closely related to linguistics. Students are not guaranteed any particular placement. Some examples of past placements are

  • U of M’s Cochlear Implant Center,
  • Ann Arbor Middle school bilingual classrooms,
  • Ann Arbor elementary schools reading programs where students learn to use the reading assessment tools used in Michigan’s public schools,
  • U of M’s, Dept. of Pediatric Audiology,
  • The Family Literacy Institute,
  • the University Center for the Development of Language and Literacy UCLL (formerly the UM's Communicative Disorders Clinic),
  • The Friendship Circle for children with special needs (Lubavitch Foundation),
  • U of M’s Autism Evaluation Clinic.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for Junior and Senior year linguistics concentrators; good academic preparation in linguistics is assumed.

Class Format:

There are no regular class meetings. The class meets once at the beginning of the term. Once you are in your placement, you will meet with instructor every two weeks individually (by appt). At least one of these meetings will be on-site at your placement. Students must organize their academic schedules and other commitments to avoid conflicts with placement time. The class meets twice at the end of term(times TBA). During these meetings, each student gives a presentation based on his/her placement experience. All students are required to attend the presentations in order to pass the course.

LING 385 - Experiential Practice
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
23302
Open
10
 
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F 9:00AM - 11:00AM
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