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CourseShare


Catalan with the University of Chicago

Courses for Fall 2017

The following LANG Courseshare courses have opened for Fall 2017 registration:

  • LANG 2011 Accelerated Catalan I
  • LANG 3012 Adv Catalan Lang, Soc, Culture
  • LANG 1161 Beginning Hungarian I
  • LANG 1061 Beginning Persian I
  • LANG 2061 Intermediate Persian I
  • LANG 1071 Beginning Polish I (partially online)
  • LANG 1111 Beginning Turkish I
  • LANG 1121 Beginning Vietnamese I (currently full, waitlist is open)
  • LANG 2121 Intermediate Vietnamese I (fully online)
  • LANG 3503 Traditional Korean Poetry Sijo

Scheduling of additional courses is currently in progress. Students and advisors who do not see the language or level they are looking for should email Stephanie Treat at elsie@umn.edu to convey their interest.

About BTAA CourseShare

The University of Minnesota is an active participant in the Big Ten Academic Alliance CourseShare program, which uses technology to send and receive less commonly taught language and culture courses with partner institutions. Sending courses expands the profile of our language and culture programs, and increases and diversifies their audience. Receiving courses provides students with access to courses they need for their academic and career goals, and connects them with students and scholars across the country.

Through this program students can choose from a number of language courses offered throughout the alliance and have the opportunity to continue learning these languages beyond the elementary level. For instance, a University of Minnesota student could take a course in a language such as Czech, Hungarian, Persian, and Turkish, or could continue to intermediate and advanced levels of Dutch, Estonian, Modern Greek, or Polish.


Polish with Ohio State University

CLA CourseShare is administered by the Language Center, through collaboration with academic departments. Our staff provides support both for faculty teaching in the program and for students enrolling in a shared language course. Students can register for courses received from other institutions through the LANG course subject and request a new course by contacting elsie@umn.edu.

CourseShare overlaps with and supports our other initiatives in the CLA Language Center. Some models of Languages Across the Curriculum may benefit from coursesharing, CourseShare is dependent upon online collaboration across time and distance (hybrid), and these distance courses are particularly apt candidates for innovative assessment methods.

 

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Which institutions participate in BTAA CourseShare?

  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois
  • Indiana University
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Michigan
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Northwestern University
  • Ohio State University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Purdue University
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

More Information

BTAA Website

For more information on this program and how to take a course offered through this program, contact the Language Center.