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Summer 2017 Courses | AILDI - American Indian Language Development Institute

Summer 2017 Courses

Summer Session I

Two courses offering 3 units each will be combined and co-taught for summer session I, June 5-29. The co-taught course is entitled, "Language Education and Linguistics: A Holistic Immersion Experience". The course is comprised of a language education course (LRC 510/TLS 410, Foundations of Language Minority Education) and a linguistics course (LING 102/527, Intro to Linguistics for Native American Communities). The course will  emphasize cultural education, linguistics and immersion methods. Tribal communities are encouraged to send a team of participants in order to gain maximum benefit from the courses. The required textbook for the course is Bringing Our Languages Home by Leanne Hinton. Summer session I is finished and we are no longer accepting applications.

Instructors: Sheilah Nicholas, Ph.D., (Hopi) and Stacey Oberly, Ph.D., (Southern Ute)       

                                                     

Dates: June 5-29, 2017

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Location: College of Education, University of Arizona, Tucson

Costs: Graduate students $3,066.72; Undergraduate students $2,766.22

Summer Session II

One course will be offered during summer session II. Students will earn 3 units of credit in this two week course. (LRC 510/TLS 410, Foundations of Language Minority Education).The class will be taught by Sheilah Nicholas, Ph.D., (Hopi). The class will focus on language education and creating a language policy. The second week will focus on putting the policy into practice. The course is open to anyone working in language but classroom teachers may find it especially useful. Summer session II begins on July 10 and we are no longer accepting applications.

Instructor: Sheilah Nicholas, Ph.D., (Hopi)

Dates: July 10-14; 17-21, 2017

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Location: District 3 Headstart Center, Gila River Indian Community, Sacaton, AZ

Cost: Graduate students $1,548.22; Undergraduate students $1,398.22