Ph.D. in ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LITERATURE

2nd Semester SY 2017-2018
 
 
ELL 302: RESEARCH IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 2: INTERDISCIPLINARY CONCEPTS AND PROCEDURES
Dr. Maria Luz Elena N. Canilao & Dr. Ma. Isabel P. Martin
MWF, 4:00-6:00pm
A course on knowledge production, research/scholarship, and criticism in language and literature study and conjunctions and divergences between two aspects of the discipline; exemplary quandaries and directions of transdisciplinary research within the Philippine/Asian and global contexts; and criticism.
 
ELL 303: DESCRIPTION(S) OF ENGLISH
Dr. Ma. Isabel P. Martin
MON, 6:00-9:00pm
A discussion of the ‘linguistics’ of English, the ‘history’ of and the issues related to the ‘making’ (i.e. development) of the English language – how it has created realities in multilingual environments as well as how multilingual realities have created the English that exists in such environments. These topics are addressed from a critical perspective that assumes language to be a social practice, shaped by broader social and political structures while also being subject to individual users’ agency and creativity.
 
ELL 310: RESEARCHING LANGUAGE LEARNING & PEDAGOGY
Dr. Maria Luz Elena N. Canilao
SAT, 12:00-3:00pm
This course discusses research in psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, SLA and other such related disciplines that have a bearing on how languages are learned.  With the main focus on ELT, it also critically reviews the wide range of approaches, methods, and procedures that have characterized interpretations of effective language teaching practices through the centuries and examines the implications of these ideas for the practice and appraisal of professional expertise.