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General Modern Languages (GNML)


GNML 101. 1ST YEAR LANGUAGE. 5 Credits.

GNML 102. 1ST YEAR LANGUAGE. 5 Credits.

GNML 103. 1ST YEAR LANGUAGE. 5 Credits.

GNML 196. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

GNML 197. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

GNML 199. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

GNML 212. MODERN WORLD MASTERPIECES. 5 Credits.

Satisfies: a BACR for humanities and arts.
Examines literary works selected from world literature that illustrate themes and ideas central to modern Western culture, especially emphasizing the role of the individual in modern society. Develops written and oral communication.

GNML 296. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

GNML 298. SEMINAR. 1-2 Credits.

Seminar.

GNML 299. SPECIAL STUDIES. 1-5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: permission of the instructor, department chair and college dean.

GNML 351. POP CULTURE IN THE WORLD. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: ENGL 201.
Satisfies: a university graduation requirement–global studies.
Through a study of popular culture, this course explores socio-cultural issues from regions of the globe outside the US. Media such as songs, comic books, tales, teen fiction, street art, social media, clothing style, popular movies and series.

GNML 390. FOREIGN LANGUAGE METHODS. 4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: completion of second year of a foreign language, 2.00 GPA, junior standing or permission of the instructor, pass comprehensive exam.
A survey of modern practices in the teaching of foreign languages.

GNML 391. PRINCIPLES OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: ENGL 201; concurrent enrollment with GNML 393.
This course is designed to develop a conceptual foundation on issues related to bilingual education and prepare you for a teaching portfolio and the West-E "Bilingual Education" exam. As a result, the course will focus on various aspects of bilingual education and apply a variety of bilingual methods and strategies. You will be exposed to a series of primary sources, current research and strategies for keeping your knowledge up-to-date.

GNML 392. PRACTICES AND ASSESSMENT FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION. 5 Credits.

Pre-requisites: GMNL 391; concurrent enrollment with GNML 393.
This course is designed to outline some of the foundational elements of effective and successful bilingual schools. It will also cover related to assessment and the measurement of bilingualism. The final goal is that you be able to develop your own lessons and teaching practices. On becoming a teacher, you will also learn ways of keeping your knowledge of research and practices current and up-to-date throughout your teaching career.

GNML 393. PRACTICUM: BILINGUAL EDUCATION. 2-4 Credits.

Pre-requisites: concurrent enrollment with GNML 391 or GNML 392.
The objective is to provide students with teaching experience within a classroom setting. The students receive instruction and feedback from faculty supervisors who are responsible for the courses in which the practicum takes place. Students’ practicum will vary in the extent to which emphasis is placed on instructional time, course development (e.g., preparation of syllabus, assignments, delivering instruction, etc.), assignment grading, curriculum review and planning issues and tasks.

GNML 396. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

GNML 397. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

GNML 398. SEMINAR. 1-5 Credits.

GNML 399. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.

GNML 496. EXPERIMENTAL COURSE. 1-5 Credits.

GNML 497. WORKSHOP, SHORT COURSE, CONFERENCE, SEMINAR. 1-10 Credits.

GNML 499. DIRECTED STUDY. 1-5 Credits.