Courses offered in Fall 2006

POR 610-01 - Topics in Literary and Cultural Analysis: Crisis in Representation, Plagiarism, and Persuasion
TUES 3:30-6:00pm
GR I, Rm. 112
Prof. Victor K. Mendes
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POR 520-01 - Seminar: Machado de Assis
THUR 3:30-6:00pm
GR I, Rm. 112
Prof. Frank F. Sousa
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POR 521-01 - Teaching Portuguese as a Foreign Language
WED, 3:30-6:00pm
GR I, Rm 112
Prof. Gláucia V. Silva
This course is designed for both pre-service and in-service teachers in Portuguese language education. It offers a comprehensive theoretical and practical survey of methods and techniques used to teach foreign languages. Theoretical and methodological readings will include a historical overview of Foreign Language pedagogy, but the main emphasis will be on contextualized and integrative language instruction, in which language is presented, taught and assessed in meaningful contexts and real communication takes place among language learners. The National Standards will be examined as organizing tools for curriculum development and effective use of instructional strategies. It will be taught in Portuguese and in English, as appropriate. This is a blended course: besides class meetings, the course utilizes myCourses. You need your UMD e-mail account in order to access myCourses (instructions are sent to UMD e-mail).
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