Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

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LING 8670

Applied Linguistics Capstone

The Applied Linguistics Capstone is designed to help TESOL/TFL students refine their skills as applied linguistics professionals. Course participants will develop either a curriculum project, a, empirical research report, or an assessment tool, using original data that they have collected and analyzed. The course also aims to induce students to reflect on their previous coursework, as well as explore and clarify their future plans for careers as language teaching professionals.

Applied Linguistics Capstone Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Understand processes of inquiry relevant to language education

Plan research activities for designing curriculum and language instruction, assessment, or empirical investigation

Execute data collection procedures

Analyze data using appropriate quantitative and qualitative methods

Synthesize and report findings clearly, convincingly, and creatively for a professional audience

Apply research skills in educational settings

Language Education
Transltn, Interpret & Lang Edu
Requirements Fulfilled:


Spring 2018 - MIIS

LING8670A-S18 Practicum (Lee)
LING8670B-S18 Practicum (Hedgcock)

Fall 2017 - MIIS

LING8670A-F17 Practicum (Bailey)
LING8670B-F17 Practicum (Lee)

Spring 2017 - MIIS

LING8670A-S17 Practicum (Goldstein)
LING8670B-S17 Practicum (Sawin)

Fall 2016 - MIIS

LING8670A-F16 Practicum (Hedgcock)
LING8670B-F16 Practicum (Turner)