This program is specifically designed for those who intend to teach Korean language at the university level. It offers students unparalleled training in such subjects as curricular design for language teaching nd the production of teaching materials, as well as a solid grounding in the methods of language education.
MA in East Asian Studies--Korean Language Pedagogy Track
Students interested in teaching Korean at the university level. (An undergraduate degree with at least four years of Korean is required for admission.)
What will you learn?
- Korean linguistics, pedagogy, and literature
- Practical teaching skills
- How to create and design Korean language teaching and learning material
What will you get?
A total of 30 credit hours, including MA project hours, in approved courses is required to graduate. Ordinarily, at least 20 of these credit hours must be from courses listed under “Korean.”
- EALC-K 520 Introduction to Korean Linguistics (3 cr)
- EALC-K 525 Teaching Korean as a Foreign/Second Language (3cr)
- EALC-K 527 Practicum in Korean Language Pedagogy (2-3 cr)
- EALC-K 535 (Under development) Korean Curriculum and material design (3 cr)
- EALC-K 545 Usage-based grammar of Korean (3 cr)
Students must also demonstrate proficiency in Korean language at the fourth-year level (or equivalent).
An MA project demonstrating the student’s pedagogical skills is required. The project may take a variety of forms, ranging from an essay involving empirical study of methodological/language acquisition issues to development of concrete teaching tools with pedagogical analyses. Up to 4 credit hours in K598 may be counted toward the degree.
The remaining credit hours can be taken from courses in East Asian Languages and Cultures (e.g, EALC-E 525, EALC- E505), Linguistics (e.g., LING-L 503, LING-L 520), Second Language Studies (e.g., SLST-S 531, SLST-S 536, SLST-S 600, SLST-S 605, SLST-T 550, SLST-T 556) and Education (e.g., EDUC-L 520, EDUC-L 630in consultation with the advisor. Except for overseas study credits, normally a maximum of 3 credit hours of EALC-E 595 (Individual Readings) may be counted toward the degree.
Except for overseas study credits, normally maximum of 3 credit hours of EALC-E 595 (Individual Readings) may be counted toward the degree.
EALC-K 520 Introduction to Korean Linguistics (3 cr.)
EALC-K 525 Teaching Korean as a Foreign/Second Language (3cr.)
EALC-K 527 Practicum in Korean Language Pedagogy (2-3 cr.)
EALC-K 535 (Under development) Korean Curriculum and material design (3 cr.)
EALC-K 545 Usage-based grammar of Korean (3 cr.)
EALC-K 598 Pedagogy Project (1-4 cr.)
EALC-E 525 Korean Language and Culture (3 cr.)
EALC-E505 Tense and Aspect in East Asian Languages (3 cr.)
EALC-E 595 Individual Readings (1-6 cr.)
EDUC-L 520 Advanced Study in Foreign Language Teaching (3 cr.)
EDUC-L 630 Topics in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education: variable title (1-3 cr.)
LING-L 503 Introduction to Linguistics for Graduate students (3 cr.)
LING-L 520 Sociolinguistics (3 cr.)
SLST-S 531 Child Second Language Development (3 cr.)
SLST-S 536 Research in Second Language Pedagogical Contexts
SLST-S 600 Topics in Second Language Studies (3 cr.)
SLST-S 605 Second Language Processing (3 cr.)
SLST-T 550 Language Testing (3 cr.)
SLST-T 556 Language Learning Technology (3 cr.)