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Graduate Studies Calendar 2020-2021 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions L Languages, Literatures and Cultures LLAC
Languages, Literatures and Cultures LLAC
For more information, see the School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures: slllc.ucalgary.ca.
Languages, Literatures and Cultures 600       Introduction to Graduate Studies in Languages, Literatures and Cultures
An introduction to research and professional skills. Students will learn about and apply skills in research information sources, including the library; source citation; grant and conference proposal writing; presenting research in a range of venues; and preparing for a diversified job market.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the LLAC graduate program.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Languages, Literatures and Cultures 601       Additional Language Pedagogy
An introduction to the field of second language teaching and learning with a historical overview of the field. Presents concepts from the related fields of applied linguistics, psychology and education. Students will have the opportunity to observe university language courses, analyze language textbooks, and develop a statement of teaching philosophy.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the LLAC graduate program.
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Languages, Literatures and Cultures 602       Research Methods in Applied Linguistics
An overview of theory and research methods with a focus on empirical research in the field of applied linguistics. Students will read and critique recent studies, develop research questions, and explore ways in which to answer their questions.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the LLAC graduate program.
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Languages, Literatures and Cultures 603       Theory and Methods of Literary and Cultural Studies
Examines theories and approaches in literary, cultural and film criticism. Students will develop research questions and explore ways in which to answer these questions as they relate to cultural artefacts (literary and filmic) in languages other than English.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the LLAC graduate program.
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Languages, Literatures and Cultures 612       Topics in Applied Linguistics
An introduction to research in a specific area of applied linguistics.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Languages, Literatures and Cultures 614       Topics in Transcultural Studies
An introduction to research in a specific area of transcultural studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the LLAC graduate program.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Languages, Literatures and Cultures 699       Directed Studies
Includes a general or specific applied linguistic or transcultural studies topic; or the detailed study of an author, period, genre; or any literary problem not dealt with in the existing graduate courses.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the LLAC graduate program.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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