ALS 5780

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Designed for international teaching assistants. This course focuses on oral communication, cross-cultural classroom dynamics, and teaching techniques. Through small group seminars, conferences with instructors, audio journals, and a teaching practicum, students work to expand their communication and pedagogical skills.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Permission Note Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ITA Language Assessment or permission of ITAP.

Outcomes
  • Define components of Advanced Level Speech communication.
  • Identify and practice word, phrasal and sentence stress, intonation and comprehensible pronunciation.
  • Apply knowledge of Advanced Level Speech components to monitor speech during communication.
  • Organize knowledge as a TA using Advanced Level Speech components such as comparison, narration, description and explanation.
  • Evaluate and prioritize areas of communication to improve through reflection.
  • Examine the concept of culture and its influence on teaching and communication.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3767ALS 5780  LEC 001

  • Enrollment open to: Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Enrollment preference given to: immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bi-monthly (time TBA) with instructor required.

  •  3768ALS 5780  LEC 002

  • Enrollment open to: Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Enrollment preference given to: immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bi-monthly (time TBA) with instructor required.

  •  3769ALS 5780  LEC 003

  • Enrollment open to: Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Enrollment preference given to: immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bi-monthly (time TBA) with instructor required.

  •  5135ALS 5780  LEC 004

  • Open to Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Priority given based on immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bimonthly meeting (time TBA) with instructor required.

  • 18609ALS 5780  LEC 005

  • Enrollment open to: Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Enrollment preference given to: immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bi-monthly (time TBA) with instructor required.

  • 18684ALS 5780  LEC 006

  • Enrollment open to: Graduate International Teaching Assistants. Enrollment preference given to: immediacy of TA assignment. No course audits allowed. One additional bi-monthly (time TBA) with instructor required.