APLING621-01C Psycholinguistics (with Anne Elizabeth O'Bryan)

APLING621-01C Psycholinguistics (with Anne Elizabeth O'Bryan)

This course introduces students to contemporary issues and theories of language development and to the field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA). It presents an overview of the major research findings on language learning during the last forty years: e.g., universal features of the L2 learner and the L2 learning process, nature and route or acquisition, Interlanguage, cross-linguistic influences; role of the environment and environmental triggers of acquisition; cognitive contributions. Students examine a range of SLA epistemologies and theories that attempt to account for some of these research finding and the issues they have raised. They practice critically evaluation specific research studies and understanding their connections with current perspectives in the field.

Prerequisite(s): APLING-MA students only. Department Permission Required





Day(s) and Time(s):

Sep 10-Dec 7


Registration for Fall 2018 is closed.
Class Number:9836_Fall2018
Your Price: $1,725.00

Important Dates:
Registration begins: July 23, 2018
Online registration ends: 8:30am on the day of the first class meeting

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