Crucial Info for Spring 2021:
Instructor: Dr. Loren R. Schmidt
Telephone: (509) 865-8542 or Ext. 2112 (Work); (509) 307-0104 (Cell); (509) 574-8486 (Home)
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Office: 2112 Simkins, Heritage University, 3240 Fort Rd., Toppenish, WA 98948
Virtual Office Hours on Zoom: Tentatively W 6-8 pm PST/PDT and F 130-3 pm PST/PDT
Physical Office Hours (available by phone): None Spring 2021
Time and Place for Classes:
Toppenish Section (Eng 438.0/538.0 Classroom Students and Online Students)
Class Sessions Available Class Sessions Available 1/29-31, 2/26-28, 4/16-18. The current plan has all meetings simulcast online via Zoom and recorded via Elluminate. The Friday meetings 5:30-8:30 p.m. PST/PDT, 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 on Zoom 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 and complete supplemental materials on MyHeritage.
Option II: Internet Only (requires additional supplemental materials and work on MyHeritage, etc., to replace class sessions). There may be additional sessions available online on TBA PST/PDT or by appointment. These sessions will be recorded for later playback if you cannot attend but want more information.
Option III: Attend SOME class sessions and complete supplemental materials on MyHeritage to replace class sessions missed.
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1. Class Sessions Available 1/29-31, 2/26-28, 4/16-18. Online students have the option of attending "live" online whenever they wish. The current plan has all meetings simulcast online via Zoom and recorded. The Friday meetings 5:30-8:30 p.m. PST/PDT, 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 on Zoom. All sessions will be supplemented via the Internet with Class Forums on Heritage University Virtual Campus (AKA MyHeritage).
2. Class will have weekly office hours available via Zoom, tentatively W 6-8 pm PST/PDT and F 130-3 pm PST/PDT.
3. Dr. Schmidt will cover the reading materials and answer questions in the initial sessions. In the later sessions, students will present lessonss and share their research. Sessions will be recorded for later playback for students who cannot attend at that time. SESSIONS FROM PREVIOUS TERMS ALREADY AVAILABLE FOR THOSE ON AN 8-WEEK SCHEDULE.
4. Online students MUST use a headset if possible when attending Elluminate sessions to avoid feedback or just TYPE instead of SPEAKING. Cheap headsets work just fine; webcam not required.
Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, and Nina Hyams. An Introduction to Language. 11th ed. Fort Worth: Harcourt, 2018. EXCEPTION: We will be using some materials from an earlier edition of this text. Those will be provided online.
This text is available in electronic format from Cengage.
Required Resource for All Students: Oxford English Dictionary online (contact HU Library or Dr. Schmidt for log-in information).
Selected Readings from Christina Bratt Paulston and G. Richard Tucker, Sociolinguistics: The Essential Readings (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003) and other texts. Those readings will be provided on MyHeritage.
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Schedule for Students in Toppenish or Online