Course Description

Beginning Icelandic II, ICELAND 1B

A continuation of the introductory sequence of Beginning Icelandic, this course focuses on basic social situations and common needs, continuing to develop speaking and writing competency with an eye toward expressing more complex ideas in a range of tenses. Icelandic cultural life and history will inform our topics of discussion and vocabulary development.

Key Information

Credit: 6 quarter units / 4 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Scandinavian

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
 
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.
 

UC Berkeley:
Major Requirement: fulfills lower division requirement for Scandinavian majors: Old Norse Studies Concentration

UC Davis:
General Education: AH, WC.

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Major Preparation: Scandinavian Languages and Cultures Major / Scandinavian Languages Minor; ENGLISH major/American Literature & Culture major (foreign language level 3)
ICELANDIC 1A and ICELANDIC 1B would clear the Foreign Language Requirement

UC Merced:
General Education: Satisfies GE Language Requirement

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Sixth College - 1 course towards NAHR GE; Muir- May petition a full year of a language other than English for a GE sequence in Area III;  Revelle - Foreign Language Requirement - third semester/intermediate level or fourth quarter course required for proficiency; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; ERC Foreign Language Requirement - third semester/intermediate level or fourth quarter course required for proficiency;

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Possible Area B after petition

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Course Creator

Karen Møller
Karen Møller directs the Scandinavian Languages program and mentors the Graduate Student Instructors who teach Scandinavian-language courses. She teaches all levels of Danish language classes and courses in Nordic philology, foreign-language pedagogy, Scandinavian emigration and inter-Nordic communication. Her interests are focused on foreign-language teaching and learning, especially related to Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL). Throughout her career Møller has been devoted to developing her teaching and teacher training to encompass effective new approaches promoting language learning. She has previously worked on introducing Readers Theater and implemented Watcyn-Jones’ Pair Work theory; more recently, she has adapted Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) for the foreign language classroom and explored the benefits for language teaching in a flipped classroom. She was part of a pioneering team to develop an online and synchronous Distance Learning Program, which shares language classes between all ten UC campuses, a topic on which she gives workshops and presentations. Møller has served as Academic Coordinator with the Berkeley Language Center (BLC) from 1992-1997 under Claire Kramsch as Director, and, since 1996, she has served as Faculty interviewer and Mentor for the Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship (under CUSH). Karen Møller directs the Scandinavian Languages program and mentors the Graduate Student Instructors who teach Scandinavian-language courses. She teaches all levels of Danish language classes and courses in Nordic philology, foreign-language pedagogy, Scandinavian emigration and inter-Nordic communication. Her interests are focused on foreign-language teaching and learning, especially ...

Karen Møller directs the Scandinavian Languages program and mentors the Graduate Student Instructors who teach Scandinavian-language courses. She teaches all levels of Danish language classes and courses in Nordic philology, foreign-language pedagogy, Scandinavian emigration and inter-Nordic communication. Her interests are focused on foreign-language teaching and learning, especially related to Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL). Throughout her career Møller has been devoted to developing her teaching and teacher training to encompass effective new approaches promoting language learning. She has previously worked on introducing Readers Theater and implemented Watcyn-Jones’ Pair Work theory; more recently, she has adapted Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) for the foreign language classroom and explored the benefits for language teaching in a flipped classroom. She was part of a pioneering team to develop an online and synchronous Distance Learning Program, which shares language classes between all ten UC campuses, a topic on which she gives workshops and presentations. Møller has served as Academic Coordinator with the Berkeley Language Center (BLC) from 1992-1997 under Claire Kramsch as Director, and, since 1996, she has served as Faculty interviewer and Mentor for the Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship (under CUSH).

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