Language, Culture, and Society: Sociolinguistics

(Toppenish Online Section)

Crucial Info for Summer 2011:

Instructor: Dr. Loren R. Schmidt

Graduate Instructor: Meagan Banks

Banks Telephone: (360) 560-6175

Banks E-Mail: BanksM@heritage.edu

Schmidt Telephone: (509) 865-8542 or Ext. 2111 (Work); 574-8486 (Home)

Schmidt E-Mail: lschmidt@heritage.edu or loren@llschmidt.net

Office: 2111 Alder Bldg., Heritage University, 3240 Fort Rd., Toppenish, WA 98948

Virtual Office Hours on Elluminate: TBA

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

Time and Place:

Via Internet with Class Forums on Heritage University Virtual Campus (AKA MyHeritage) and Office Hours/Support on Elluminate

1. Class will meet via Internet on Heritage University Virtual Campus (AKA MyHeritage).

2. Class will have weekly sessions available via Elluminate on TBA Prof. Banks will cover the reading materials and answer questions. SOME SESSIONS WILL BE RECORDED FOR LATER PLAYBACK, BUT NOT ALL.

3. Online students MUST use a headset when attending Elluminate sessions. Cheap headsets work just fine; webcam not required.

4. MyHeritage CODES AVAILABLE! Check registration letter or contact instructor.

Primary Text: Christina Bratt Paulston and G. Richard Tucker, Sociolinguistics: The Essential Readings. Oxford: Blackwell, 2003.

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