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SPAN 502

Theory and Techniques of Teaching Spanish (1-3) Audio-lingual orientation. 
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SPAN 507 

Hispano-Romance Linguistics (3 per semester/maximum of 9) History, development, and linguistic description of Old Spanish and related Romance languages of the Iberian Peninsula.
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SPAN 508 

Generative Syntax (3) This course offers foundations of generative syntax. It addresses the advantage of a scientific model to explain human knowledge of language that also makes predictions about its representation in the mind. 
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SPAN 509 

Functional Syntax (3) This course covers foundations of functional syntax. It addresses the advantages of a scientific approach to explain human knowledge of language that makes predictions about its representation in the mind. 
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SPAN 510 

Spanish Descriptive Linguistics: Phonology (3) No description.
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SPAN 511 

Spanish Transformational-Generative Linguistics (3) No description. 
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SPAN 513 

Acquisition of Spanish as a Second Language (3) Analysis of research on the acquisition of syntax, phonology, lexicon, discourse. Prerequisite: introduction to Hispanic linguistics  
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SPAN 514 

Hispanic Dialectology (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Early fragmentation among the peninsular dialects; their status today, Judeo- Spanish; descriptive analysis of modern Spanish American dialects. 
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SPAN 589 (CMLIT 589, FR 589, GER 589) 

Technology in Foreign Language Education: An Overview (3) Approaches to the uses and research applications of multimedia and other educational technologies applied to the teaching of foreign languages. (also crosslisted with APLNG 589) 
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SPAN 596 

Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses. 
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SPAN 597 

Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently. 

SPAN 600 

Thesis Research (1-15) No description. 

SPAN 601 

Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description. 

SPAN 602 

Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised experience in teaching and orientation to other selected aspects of the profession at The Pennsylvania State University.  

SPAN 603 

Foreign Academic Experience (1-12) Foreign study and/or research constituting progress toward the degree at a foreign university. 

SPAN 610 

Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description. 

SPAN 611 

Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.