Learning Goals & Objectives
Student Learning Goal 1
German majors will demonstrate effective skills at the ACTFL advanced-low level according to two Communicative Modes: Interpersonal and Presentational
|Objective A:||Students will actively and accurately negotiate meaning in fluent interpersonal communications.|
Students will accurately and fluently present oral information, concepts and ideas in a cohesive manner to an audience.
Student Learning Goal 2
German majors will critically analyze cultural production in the target language
|Objective A:||Students will assess, interpret and assign meaning to numerous types of cultural production including literature, film, essay, and art.|
Students will place various types of cultural production in a wider cultural and historical context.
Student Learning Goal 3
German majors will design and carry out an original project in which the target language is the major research tool and vehicle of expression
|Objective A:||Students will create a project that demonstrates comprehension of cultural productions indicated by a clear thesis and a developed argument.|
Students will demonstrate a mastery of information literacy tools and the integration of secondary sources in their work.
Student Learning Goal 4
German Majors will demonstrate familiarity with the chronology and major figures, events, and themes in Germany’s triple history since 1949 (FRG – GDR – United Germany after Unification)
|Objective A:||Students will situate people, events, and/or themes in their appropriate context of Germany’s triple history since 1949|
Students will demonstrate clear awareness of change and continuity within the triple history of Germany since 1949