ERIC Number: ED292330
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Sample Undergraduate Linguistics Courses. Linguistics in the Undergraduate Curriculum, Appendix 5.
Linguistic Society of America, Washington, DC.
Thirty-six nontraditional undergraduate courses in linguistics are described. Course topics include: animal communication, bilingualism, sociolinguistics, introductory linguistics, language and formal reasoning, language and human conflict, language and power, language and sex, language and the brain, language planning, language typology and universals, the languages of science fiction and fantasy, languages of the world, linguistics and related disciplines, linguistic approaches to point of view in fiction, linguistics and literature, faculty enrichment in linguistics, phonology, the politics of language, psycholinguistics, Black English, textual analysis, thinking linguistics, traditional grammars, suprasegmentals, designing and implementing undergraduate linguistics courses, and writing systems and decipherment. Each description includes information about the course level, content, required and suggested readings, syllabus, requirements, other features, and a source of further information. (MSE)
Descriptors: Animals, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, College Curriculum, Communication (Thought Transfer), Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Organization, Discourse Analysis, Ethnic Groups, Faculty Development, Fantasy, Grammar, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Introductory Courses, Language Planning, Linguistics, Literature Appreciation, Logic, Neurolinguistics, Persuasive Discourse, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Science Fiction, Sociolinguistics, Suprasegmentals, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Linguistic Society of America, Washington, DC.
Note: In: Langendoen, D. Terence, Ed., Linguistics in the Undergraduate Curriculum: Final Report; see FL 017 227.