2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 05, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics


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GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED:

Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language and Linguistics
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language/Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Root Hall A-145
Phone: 812-237–2366
Fax: 812-237-2368
E-mail: isu@indstate.edu
Web site: http://www.indstate.edu/lll

Department Chairperson: Dr. N. Ann Rider

 

GRADUATE FACULTY

Professors

 

Yousif, Keri, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Professor of French
Specialization: French

Associate Professors

Calvin, Lisa, Ph.D., Indiana University
Associate Professor of Spanish and Language Pedagogy
Specializations: Spanish, Language Pedagogy

D’Amico, Melanie L., Ph.D., University of Florida
Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics
Specializations: Spanish, Linguistics

Rider, N. Ann, Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Department Chairperson and Associate Professor of German and Women’s Studies
Specialization: German

Assistant Professors

Bakos, Jon, Ph.D. Oklahoma State University
Assistant Professor of TESL/Linguistics
Specializations: Linguistics, Teaching English as a Second Language

José, Brian, Ph.D. Indiana University
Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Specialization: Linguistics

Sterling, Scott, Ph.D. Michigan State University
Assistant Professor of TESL/Linguistics
Specialization: Linguistics, Teaching English as a Second Language

 

GENERAL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics offers a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English and a Second Language (TESL) and Linguistics. This program requires 32 credits of graduate-level work, and students may choose to take most of their course work in linguistics, TESL, or a combination of areas. Students can choose a  culminating experience consists of a comprehensive examination of content knowledge, research , orpresentation/teaching skills.

The department also offers a 12-credit graduate certificate in teaching English as a second language/teaching English as a foreign language. This certificate is not a degree program, nor does it alone confer an Initial Indiana Teaching License on its recipients. Certificate (in TEFL or TESL) is an internationally recognized term, and many employers in other countries require a certificate of teachers who do not hold a master’s degree.

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics cooperates with the Bayh College of Education in the delivery of two programs:  The Bayh College of offers a doctorate in curriculum and instruction with a specialization in language education for students specializing in the research and practice of second language teaching and teacher education. Applicants for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy Program in Curriculum and Instruction with Concentration in Language Education should see the Bayh College of Education section of the Catalog for a description of the admission requirements for the program.

MAIN OBJECTIVES

The curriculum in linguistics/teaching English as a second language is designed to allow students to create a program of course work with an applied linguistic focus such as teaching English as a second language or work in a combination of applied linguistics. The program is designed to meet the needs of those expecting to terminate their graduate work with the master’s degree as well as those intending to pursue further advanced work.

 

 

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