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Applied Linguistics (APLNG)

APLNG 410 Teaching American English Pronunciation (3) Study and application of principles of North American English phonetics and theories of teaching pronunciation.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

APLNG 412 Teaching Second Language Writing (3) This course provides opportunities for exploring various perspectives on theory, research, and pedagogial applications in second language writing.
Effective: Summer 2003
 

APLNG 427 (IL) (CHNS 427) Chinese Language, Culture and Society (3) The study of Chinese language and culture and a perspective on the way of life in contemporary Chinese society.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: ASIA 100 or equivalent  

APLNG 482Y (IL) Introduction to Applied Linguistics (3) Application of theories of language to psycholinguistics, philosophy of language, anthropological linguistics, sociolinguistics, bi/multilingualism, second language acquisition and teaching.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

APLNG 484 Discourse-Functional Grammar (3) Develop a working knowledge of the structure of English and apply such knowledge to research and/or classroom situations.
Effective: Fall 2004
 

APLNG 491 Theory: Second Language Acquisition (3) An investigation into current issues in the theoretical bases of second language acquisition.
Effective: Fall 2006
 

APLNG 493 (IL) Teaching English as a Second Language (3) Theory, research, and pedagogy that focus on the teaching of English to speakers of other languages in varied contexts.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

APLNG 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2001
 

APLNG 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2002
 

APLNG 500 Practice Teaching in ESL (3) Provides instructional support and professional mentoring for second language teachers during the practice teaching experience.
Effective: Fall 2009
 

APLNG 510 Health and Aging in Multilingual Contexts (3) This course focuses on anthropological approaches to health and aging in multilingual contexts.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

APLNG 512 Language and Adult Lifespan Development (3) The effects of adult cognitive development and decline on the production and comprehension of language in mono- and multilinguals.
Effective: Summer 2006
 

APLNG 570 Second Language Reading (3) Theoretical and practical introduction to concepts, methods and practices of research and instruction of second language reading development.
Effective: Summer 2006
 

APLNG 571 'Foreign' Language Materials Development (3) This course focuses on the development and critical analysis of 'foreign' language teaching materials in applied linguistics and language learning.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

APLNG 572 Communication in Second Language Classrooms (3) The study of communication in second language classrooms.
Effective: Spring 2002
 

APLNG 574 World Englishes: Pluralizing Policy, Pedagogy, and Proficiency (3) This course explores the global spread of English, the diversification of its norms, and their pedagogical and policy implications.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

APLNG 575 Language Ideology (3) This course is designed to offer a range of perspectives on language ideology as an analytical construct.
Effective: Summer 2006
 

APLNG 576 Language Socialization across Home, School, and Community Contexts (3) A survey of research on language socialization from a variety of sociocultural groups across a range of sociolinguistic contexts.
Effective: Summer 2006
 

APLNG 577 Language Analysis (3) An overview of cognitive/conceptual/functional approaches to language analysis with applications to research, second language acquisition, and language pedagogy.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

APLNG 578 Computational and Statistical Methods for Corpus Analysis (3) A hands-on introduction to the core and advanced computational and statistical methods for analyzing corpus data.
Effective: Fall 2010
 

APLNG 580 Proseminar in Applied Linguistics (1) This team-taught seminar introduces PhD students to the scholarly areas and research perspectives in Applied Linguistics represented by department faculty.
Effective: Summer 2008
 

APLNG 581 (CAS 581) Discourse Analysis (3) Overview of theories and approaches to the analysis of spoken and/or written discourse.
Effective: Fall 2005
 

APLNG 582 Seminar in Approaches to Language Use (3) Examines the historical and contemporary landscape of research on language use.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

APLNG 583 Methods of Language Assessment (3) Introduces methodology for selecting, developing, applying, and analyzing tests and questionnaires for research and evaluation in communication and language education.
Effective: Spring 2002
 

APLNG 584 Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Learning (3) The course is an introduction to research on second language learning from a sociocultural theoretic perspective.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

APLNG 585 Pragmatics in Language Learning and Teaching (3) Survey of literature on teaching and learning of second language pragmatics.
Effective: Fall 2015
 

APLNG 586 Analyzing Classroom Discourse (3) A theoretical and practical introduction to concepts and methods associated with the analysis of classroom discourse.
Effective: Summer 2006
 

APLNG 587 Theory & Research in L2 Teacher Education (3) Examines the historical and contemporary landscape of theory and research in second language teacher education.
Effective: Fall 2009
 

APLNG 588 Design and Research of Technology-Mediated Language Learning (3) Using computer and multimedia technologies to support materials development and second language acquisition research.
Effective: Spring 2010
 

APLNG 589 (CMLIT 589, FR 589, GER 589) Technology in Foreign Language Education: An Overview (3) Approaches to the uses and research applications of multimedia and other educational technologies applied to the teaching of foreign languages. (also crosslisted with SPAN 589)
Effective: Fall 2003
 

APLNG 591 Seminar in Second Language Acquisition (3) Seminar in second language acquisition by second/foreign language learners and implications for language pedagogy and assessment.
Effective: Spring 2002
 

APLNG 592 Qualitative Research in Applied Linguistics (3:2) This course offers an introduction to qualitative research methods in applied linguistics.
Effective: Spring 2009
 

APLNG 593 Experimental Research on Language (3) Standard methodologies for planning, conducting, interpreting, and reporting research in Applied Linguistics.
Effective: Spring 2009
 

APLNG 595 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

APLNG 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

APLNG 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

APLNG 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

APLNG 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

APLNG 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Students experience in teaching and orientation to other selected aspects of the profession at The Pennsylvania State University.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

APLNG 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Spring 2003
 

APLNG 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 2001
 

APLNG 802 Focus on English: Teaching Form, Meaning and Use (3) Develops an understanding of the various domains of the English language as relevant for adult English language learning and teaching.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

APLNG 804 Focus on Learners: Identity, Community and Language Learning (3) Explores how individual identities shaped by cultural differences, social positioning, institutional roles and structures influence English language learning and teaching.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

APLNG 806 Focus on Classrooms: Planning and Supporting Language Learning (3) Develops a critical awareness of one's teaching practice and highlights instructional planning and classroom interactions with adult English language learners.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

APLNG 808 Focus on Instruction: Teaching and Assessing Language Learning (3) Develops an understanding of and ability to use effective teaching and assessment practices that support adult English language learning.
Effective: Summer 2010
 

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