ENG 307/507:

Language Acquisition

Crucial Info for Spring 2016:

Instructor: Dr. Loren R. Schmidt

Telephone: (509) 865-8542 or Ext. 3108 (Work); (509) 307-0104 (Cell); (509) 574-8486 (Home)

E-Mail: lschmidt@heritage.edu or (backup) loren@llschmidt.net

Office: Heritage Village 3108, Heritage University, 3240 Fort Rd., Toppenish, WA 98948

Virtual Office Hours on Elluminate: tentatively W 6-8 pm PST/PDT or by appointment

Physical Office Hours (available by phone): TBA PST/PDT or by appointment

Time and Place:

Class Sessions Available 1/22-24, 2/26-28, 3/18-20. The current plan has all meetings simulcast online via Elluminate (Blackboard Collaborate) and recorded via Elluminate or Tegrity. The Friday meetings 5:30-8:30 p.m. PST, the Saturday meetings 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. PST/PDT, and the Sunday meetings 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. PST/PDT will be held live @ HU Topppenish Campus, Heritage Village 3000B, unless otherwise notified. All sessions will be supplemented via the Internet with Class Forums on Heritage University Virtual Campus (AKA MyHeritage)

Option I: Attend class sessions in person OR live online and complete supplemental materials on MyHeritage.

Option II: Internet Only. You will be able to view the recorded live sessions if you cannot attend (requires additional supplemental materials and work on MyHeritage and Elluminate to replace class participation). There will be office hours available online on W 6-8 pm PST/PDT or by appointment to answer questions or make teaching demonstrations.

Option III: Attend SOME/ALL class sessions live online and complete supplemental materials on MyHeritage to replace class sessions missed as needed.


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Pam Altman, et al. Sentence Combining Workbook. 4th ed. Boston: Wadsworth, 2014.

Jack Richards and Theodore Rodgers. Approaches and Method in Language Teaching. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2001.

Lynn Diaz-Rico. The Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development Handbook. 5th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2014.

You will also find your English 330/523A textbook (Fromkin, Rodman, and Hyams, An Introduction to Language) helpful in coping with your field research observation project. However, if you did not take Eng 330, I will provide the necessary materials, so do not panic.

Video lectures may be available in MyHeritage Online Media

Video lectures and other useful supporting materials for CLAD ideas (including sample lesson plans and case studies) may also be available online at www.myeducationlab.com for your perusal and use. Look for more information from Dr. Schmidt later.

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ENG 307-507 Course Description

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