ENG 5040. History of the English Language (3). (offered concurrently with ENG 3500).The origins and development of the English Language are studied in the context of linguistics and socio-political influences. Attention is also paid to the on-going processes affecting modern English.
ENG 5700. Practicum in Scholarly Editing (1-3). Participation is by invitation only. Course is repeatable, but maximum credit earned in ENG 5700 is 3 credit hours. Under supervision of faculty who are active editors of a scholarly journal or are engaged in a scholarly-editing project, students will participate in all phases of the selecting and editing process. The supervising faculty member and student should develop a contract about editorial work to be completed by the student and the study/reading component to be undertaken together, taking into account the number of credit hours; students earning 3 credit hours in this Practicum should also write a substantial essay about the editorial process, their learning process, etc.
ENG 5720. Practicum in Pedagogy (1-3). Course is repeatable (two times total), but maximum credit earned in ENG 5720 is 3 credit hours.Under the supervision of faculty who are teaching an undergraduate course, students will assist and participate in all phases of the teaching process: preparation, classroom instruction, evaluation, etc. The supervising faculty member and student should develop a contract about work to be completed by the student and the study / reading component to be undertaken together, taking into account the number of credit hours; students taking 3 credit hours in the Practicum, making it the equivalent of a full course, should also write a substantial essay about teaching, their own teaching experiences and learning processes, etc.
ENG 5730. Pedagogical Studies (3). This course introduces students to pedagogies used in teaching literature, language and / or writing. In addition to reading and discussing the various pedagogical approaches, students will apply them by assisting a professor in teaching, tutoring, and / or conferencing with students on their papers. Other related assignments will include writing learning goals, designing assignments, developing rubrics and other assessments tools, etc.
ENG 5950. Study Abroad. (1-6). Various study-abroad opportunities are available through Belmont. Consult the Director of International Studies Abroad for program details.