Syllabus-JB_COMD_Sp2012 - Class meeting time Tuesday...

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- Class meeting time : Location : 6 Lockett Instructor : Janet Bradshaw M.C.D, CCC/L-SLP: [email protected] Office Number: 225.578.1711 Office hours: Tuesday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm or by appointment Office location: 32 Hatcher Hall (basement) course description : This course is an introductory analysis of linguistic study. Specifically, we will follow language from its inherent beginnings, historically and anatomically. We will study the principals of language structure: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Furthermore, this course will explore topics such as regional, social, and cultural variations in language. course objectives : The students will: attain an understanding of language processes in an objective, analytical, and unbiased manner. develop a working knowledge of the structure of the English language, including speech sounds, sound patterns, morphemes, phrases, clauses, and sentences. gain an understanding of the various functions of language. demonstrate an understanding of basic anatomical and neurological bases of speech and language production, as well as several neurological language disorders. develop an unbiased view of different languages and cultures, various social and geographical dialects, and bilingualism. Textbook : Yule, G. (2010). The Study of Language (4th Ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 978-0-521-74922-0 Moodle: This course will heavily utilize Moodle provided by Louisiana State University Information Technology Services. You can logon via your PAWS account. If you are unfamiliar with Moodle or experience any difficulty with use during the semester, I encourage you to check out ITS’s website, or schedule a time to speak with me. Moodle is new to the university and we will be learning it together, so a little patience may be in order. additional readings : Occasionally additional readings will be provided on Moodle as PDFs; these readings will be assigned throughout the course of the semester as possible fulfillment for in-class participation, in-class discussion, extra point assignments, or quizzes. The students will be notified in
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