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  • DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

    Graduate Student Orientation Fall 2015

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    Degree and Cer9ficate Programs

    Degree Minor in Linguis9cs BA Linguis9cs MA Linguis9cs MA TESOL

    Cer'ficates Graduate Cer9ficate in

    TESOL Undergraduate Cer9ficate

    in TESOL Cer9ficate in Computa9onal

    Linguis9cs

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    Important Departmental Websites and Lists

    LLD Department hHp://www.sjsu.edu/linguis9cs/

    LLD Department Facebook hHps://www.facebook.com/LLD.SJSU

    LLD Department Email List [email protected]

    LLDSA Email List [email protected]

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    Important University Websites

    Graduate Applica9ons and Program Evalua9ons (GAPE) hHp://www.sjsu.edu/gape

    Graduate Studies and Research (GS&R) hHp://www.sjsu.edu/gradstudies

    Catalog hHp://info.sjsu.edu/home/catalog.html

    Career Center hHp://www.careercenter.sjsu.edu

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    Plans to Gradua9on

    Plan A: Thesis Op'on Comple9on of 30 units

    Linguis9cs 18 core units 1-6 units of 298/299 6-11 units of other elec9ves

    TESOL 24 core units 1-6 units of 298/299 0-5 units of other elec9ves

    Plan B: Non-Thesis Op'on Comple9on of 30 units Passing of a comprehensive

    exam

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    MA TESOL Program Requirements Prerequisites: LING 101, 107 Core Courses

    LLD 250W Becoming a Professional in TESOL/LING LLD 260 English Structures I LLD 261 English Structures II LLD 270 Second Language Acquisi9on LLD 271 Intercultural Communica9on and SLA LLD 280 Methods and Materials in TESOL LLD 282 Prac9cum in TESOL LLD 283 Curriculum and Assessment in TESOL

    Elec9ves: 6 units under advisement Sa9sfy the Graduate Wri9ng Requirement: pass LLD 250W with a B or beHer Sa9sfy the Foreign Language Requirement

    Na9ve English speakers: 1 year college level courses in a foreign language Non-na9ve English speakers: English sa9sfies this requirement

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    MA Linguis9cs Program Requirements Prerequisites: LING 101, 111, 112 Core Courses

    LING 113 Introduc9on to Phonology LING 114 Introduc9on to Seman9cs and Discourse LING 201 Phonology: Theory and Applica9on LING 202 Syntac9c Theory LING 203 Seman9c Structures LING 213 Linguis9cs Field Methods

    Elec9ves: 12 units under advisement Sa9sfy the Graduate Wri9ng Requirement: LLD 250W with B or beHer (or other op9ons) Sa9sfy the Foreign Language Requirement

    Na9ve English speakers: 2 years of an Indo-European or 1 year of an non-an Indo-European language college level courses

    Non-na9ve English speakers: English sa9sfies this requirement

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    Plan A: Thesis

    Read the Thesis Orienta9on Guidelines on the LLD website Talk to the appropriate coordinator if you have more ques9ons Consider your 9me allotment for your studies (a thesis takes longer!) Find an idea to explore Find a thesis advisor (must be interested and knowledgeable on the topic) Register for 1-3 units of LLD/LING 298 Special Studies Prepare a viable, compelling proposal Find two other commiHee members Register for 3 units of LLD/LING 299 Thesis Guidance Work, Work, Work! Submit thesis for approval by the thesis commiHee and by the Office of

    Graduate Studies

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    Plan B: Comprehensive Examina9on

    Given twice a year, in mid November and in mid April Read the Comprehensive exam guidelines on the LLD website

    AHend an Orienta9on session on the fourth week of the semester This semester, itll be on October 14th

    Pe99on to take the exam This semester, the deadline is October 7

    Complete all incompletes by the 9me the pe99on is submiHed

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    Basic Comprehensive Exam Outline: TESOL

    Language StructureLanguage Development

    PART I

    Social / Psychological Contextsof Language

    Learning &Teaching

    PART II

    Pedagogical Issues

    PART III

    MA TESOLExam

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    Basic Comprehensive Exam Outline: Linguis9cs

    Phonetics and Phonology

    PART I

    Syntax and Semantics

    PART II

    Computational LinguisticsPsycholinguisticsSociolinguistics

    Second Language AcquisitionHistorical Linguistics

    Morphology

    PART III

    MALINGEXAM

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    Success in your program

    Visit your advisor at the beginning of your program and EVERY semester ajer that. You can find out your advisor on a list posted in front of CL 473

    Observe university guidelines on academic honesty Communicate on your progress with GAPE in a 9mely

    manner, i.e., fill out appropriate forms at required 9mes Be PROACTIVE about everything you want to accomplish at

    SJSU!

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    Double MA degree

    Talk to an advisor. Fill out Applica9on form 21 units separate LLD 250W, 270, 271 common in the two programs

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    Fall 2016 Cri9cal Dates for Current Students

    Find the list at: hHp://www.sjsu.edu/linguis9cs/current_students/index.html

    Sept. 10 Deadline to apply for December 2016 gradua9on Oct. 1 Candidacy Program due for May 2017 gradua9on Oct. 7 COMPS pe99on due Oct. 14 COMPS Orienta9on, 3-4 PM Nov. 4 Thesis due to GS&R for review for Dec. gradua9on Nov. 18-21 COMPS Weekend Dec. 12 COMPS results announced

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    MA Checklist

    Find the list at: hHp://www.sjsu.edu/linguis9cs/current_students/advising/index.html

    See your advisor First semester, begin your prerequisites. Take LLD 250W, if possible, to sa9sfy

    GWAR. Second semester,

    Submit Change of Classifica9on form Begin work for the Foreign Language Requirement

    Third semester, or ajer 9 units completed in the program Submit Pe99on for Advancement to Graduate Candidacy form

    Last semester, Submit Applica9on for Award of Masters degree Pe99on to take the Comprehensive exam or submit thesis for review.

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    Forms

    GAPE Forms: hHp://www.sjsu.edu/gape/forms/ Change of Classifica9on in Masters Program Pe99on for Advancement to Graduate Candidacy Applica9on for Award of Masters Degree Request for Course Subs9tu9on in Masters Program

    LLD Forms: hHp://www.sjsu.edu/linguis9cs/forms/ Pe99on to take the Comprehensive Examina9on Intent to submit a thesis proposal Pe99on for a Graduate Cer9ficate in TESOL Pe99on for a Computa9onal Linguis9cs Cer9ficate

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    Funding opportuni9es

    College of H&A University Scholarships Scholarship program for Ph.D. prepara9on

    All opportuni'es are announced in the Spring semester

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    Current Tutoring opportuni9es

    Wri9ng Support Program (WSP) SJSU Wri9ng Center:

    hHp://www.sjsu.edu/wri9ngcenter/ Peer Connec9ons:

    hHp://peerconnec9ons.sjsu.edu/employment/ Linguis9cs Tutor

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    LLD Student Associa9on (LLDSA)

    Meet the officers Check out the ac9vi9es

    hHp://www.sjsu.edu/linguis9cs/people/lldsa/

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    Meet the LLD Full-Time Faculty

    Dr. Stefan Frazier Dr. Rosemary Henze Dr. ScoH Phillabaum Dr. Daniel Silverman Dr. Soteria Svorou Dr. Swathi Vanniarajan Dr. Hahn Koo Dr. B. Kumaravadivelu

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    HAVE AN EXCITING AND PRODUCTIVE

    FALL 2016 SEMESTER!