Instructor of record for CPSY 4345 - Language Development and Communication (3.0 cr) for Fall semester 2019 on the Twin Cities campus. Prepare and teach a course focused on how children acquire language. Topics of the course include: acquisition of phonology (the sound system of the language), semantics (the meaning of units in the language), syntax (the structure of sentences), morphology (the structure of words, phrases, and sentences), and pragmatics (language use). Study English learning along with the acquisition of other spoken and signed languages. The instructor will create a syllabus that aligns with course outcomes and work with the department to include required content and information.
This is a temporary, non-tenured, Academic Professional and Administrative (P&A) position as Lecturer, paid on a per course basis for the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. Coursework and research activities focus primarily on the central cognitive, social, emotional, and psychological processes that underlie the development of infants, children, and youth.
Teach assigned course at an undergraduate level on the topic of language development
Prepare course materials including syllabus
Attend all class meetings
Grade student materials including exams, papers, presentations, and final exams.
Other duties as assigned
Student Advising (10%)
Respond to student inquires via email, phone, or in person
Be available for scheduled office hours
Doctorate or terminal degree relevant to the teaching assignment required for appointment as Lecturer (job code 9753).
Ph.D. in Child Psychology.
Previous adult education teaching experience.
Experience working with diverse populations in a higher education setting.
Internal Number: 330769
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