24.906 The Linguistic Study of Bilingualism
Development of bilingualism in human history (from Australopithecus to present day). Focuses on linguistic aspects of bilingualism; models of bilingualism and language acquisition; competence versus performance; effects of bilingualism on other domains of human cognition; brain imaging studies; early versus late bilingualism; opportunities to observe and conduct original research; and implications for educational policies among others. Students participate in six online web meetings with partner institutions. Taught in English. Enrollment limited.
This class has 24.900 as a prerequisite.
24.906 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by S. Flynn.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-145.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S. This class counts as a CI-H.
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