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Courses - Summer 2024
MLSC
MD Language Science Ctr
Open Seats as of
06/22/2024 at 10:30 PM
MLSC420
(Perm Req)
Language at the Museum: Engaging the Public in Language Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Recommended: Background in language science or related fields.
Restriction: Permission of instructor.
Jointly offered with: MLSC620.
Additional information: Students in the course must be able to commit to spending several hours per week at Planet Word during the term, and must arrange their own transportation to and from the museum.
Learn how to skillfully and confidently conduct language science research and engagement in a public setting. Course topics include research design, research ethics, science communication, and informal science learning. Experiential learning component involves significant weekly hours outside of class engaging in hands-on research and interaction with visitors at a museum about language in Washington DC.
Recommended: Background in language science or related fields. Restriction: Permission of instructor. Jointly offered with: MLSC620.

Students in the course must be able to commit to spending several hours per week at Planet Word during the term, and must arrange their own transportation to and from the museum. Learn how to skillfully and confidently conduct language science research and engagement in a public setting. Course topics include research design, research ethics, science communication, and informal science learning. Experiential learning component involves significant weekly hours outside of class (~6 hours) engaging in hands-on interaction with visitors at a museum about language in Washington DC. By permission of the instructor only. Class meets on Tuesdays (Zoom) from 3-6:30 PM and Thursdays (in-person) from 3-6:30 PM. Thursday in-person class and additional experiential learning hours to be held off-campus at the Planet Word museum in DC (925 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20005).
MLSC620
Language at the Museum: Engaging the Public in Language Science
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Recommended: Background in language science or related fields.
Restriction: Permission of instructor.
Jointly offered with: MLSC420.
Additional information: Students in the course must be able to commit to spending several hours per week at Planet Word during the term, and must arrange their own transportation to and from the museum.
Learn how to skillfully and confidently conduct language science research and engagement in a public setting. Course topics include research design, research ethics, science communication, and informal science learning. Experiential learning component involves significant weekly hours outside of class engaging in hands-on research and interaction with visitors at a museum about language in Washington DC.
Recommended: Background in language science or related fields. Restriction: Permission of instructor. Jointly offered with: MLSC620.

Students in the course must be able to commit to spending several hours per week at Planet Word during the term, and must arrange their own transportation to and from the museum. Learn how to skillfully and confidently conduct language science research and engagement in a public setting. Course topics include research design, research ethics, science communication, and informal science learning. Experiential learning component involves significant weekly hours outside of class (~6 hours) engaging in hands-on interaction with visitors at a museum about language in Washington DC. By permission of the instructor only. Class meets on Tuesdays (Zoom) from 3-6:30 PM and Thursdays (in-person) from 3-6:30 PM. Thursday in-person class and additional experiential learning hours to be held off-campus at the Planet Word museum in DC (925 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20005).