This course studies language as a dynamic, evolving tool situated in cultural practice. Applies fundamental concepts of linguistics including syntax, phonology, morphology, and pragmatics to contemporary issues of literacy and learning. Topics include how language is acquired, how and why languages change over time, how technology and language influence one another, and how English functions as a language.
This guide is a starting point for research, but there are many more books and articles available in the library and online. Use the information on the Searching page to find additional resources. Also, you are welcome to make an appointment with me for help with your searching.
Here are links to some other guides that may be helpful: