421/Education D421. Teaching of Latin. Junior standing in Latin and permission of instructor. I: (3); IIIb: (2). (Excl).
A workshop-type course designed to provide prospective secondary and college teachers with the skills necessary to analyze structures and texts and to design instructional materials and class presentations. The course will also introduce the students to those aspects of modern linguistic theories that have practical application to teaching and learning Latin. [Cost:2] [WL:3] (Knudsvig)
426. Practicum. Junior or senior standing, and permission of instructor. I and II: (3); IIIb: (2). (Excl).
Permission of the instructor is required to elect Latin 426. Students must submit a plan for a project related to the teaching of Latin. The course is designed primarily for students who wish to continue work begun in Latin 421. [Cost:2] [WL:3] (Knudsvig)
Courses in this division do not require a knowledge of Greek or Latin. They are intended for students who have not had time or opportunity to learn these languages but who wish to acquire knowledge of ancient literature, life, and thought, and of the debt modern civilization owes the Greeks and Romans.
372. Sports and Daily Life in Ancient Rome. (4). (HU).
Course lectures (often illustrated with slides) begin with some background on Roman religion and Roman history and then consider the different social classes and their lifestyles; the second half of the course deals with the major sports of chariot racing, gladiator fights, wild beast hunts, theatre performances, and activities at the baths. Grades are based on midterm and final exams. [Cost:2] [WL:1,3] (Potter)
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