:: WI / Introduction to the Study of Language
|Dates:||01/07/2013 - 05/10/2013|
|Course Requirements:||Students must contact instructor immediately upon registration.
Students must check their UH e-mail regularly for correspondence from the instructor.
|Course Prerequisites:||"C" or higher in ENG 100, or placement in ENG 100, or acceptable writing placement test scores, or approval of the instructor.|
|Course Description:||This course offers an
overview of linguistic study,
introducing students to linguistic
principles and terminology applicable to
all languages. In exploring the nature
and function of human languages, the
course examines how language is used,
how it is acquired, how it changes over
time, how it is patterned, how it is
represented and processed in the brain,
and how it affects culture and history.
Major concerns, discoveries, methods,
and controversies in this exciting field
Books may be purchased at the Kauai CC bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/kauai/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
|Technical Requirements:||The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.
Computer with Internet access and word processing software (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works,WordPerfect, and OpenOffice are acceptable). Students should be able to view and listen to multimedia via Java applications and Macromedia Flash, as well as at least one of RealPlayer, Quicktime, and Windows MediaPlayer (all of which are available online as free downloads).
|Additional Notes:||This is a Writing Intensive course.
|Updated:||Wednesday, October 10, 2012 13:33:49|