Principles of Foreign Language Learning and Teaching
Basic theories and principles of language learning and teaching. History, current research, practices, trends, and issues.
SPAN
671
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 NoteCore course work for all MA candidates.
 TaughtFall
Course Outcomes: 


Understand and evaluate research

Understand and evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research in foreign language education, and explain theoretical and practical differences between the two.

Summarize theories and historical trends

Summarize major theories, historical trends, and methodologies in language acquisition and learning.

Discuss teaching and assessment

Discuss current thinking on how best to teach and assess language and culture.

Write a literature review

Write a review of the literature on a topic related to second language acquisition or teaching.