Courses

    • MHA 110H – Hidatsa Phonology I
      MHA 110H – Hidatsa Phonology I A linguistic understanding of Hidatsa is essential to teaching the language knowledgably and being effective in the classroom. Proper teaching of Hidatsa is dependent on a firm foundation in the sound system and rules of a language.  This course is the primary linguistic introduction to the Hidatsa phonetic system– its sounds and writing system.  The week-long course will be devoted to an overview of the Hidatsa phonetic system and will focus on training consistency in writing the language.  Special emphasis will be on developing a basic, technical linguistic understanding of Hidatsa phonology

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    • MHA 110 – Mandan Phonology I
      MHA 110 – Mandan Phonology I A linguistic understanding of Mandan is essential to teaching the language knowledgably and being effective in the classroom. Proper teaching of Mandan is dependent on a firm foundation in the sound system and rules of a language.  This course is the primary linguistic introduction to the Mandan phonetic system– its sounds and writing system.  The week-long course will be devoted to an overview of the Mandan phonetic system and will focus on training consistency in writing the language.  Special emphasis will be on developing a basic, technical linguistic understanding of Mandan phonology, the

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    • MHA 110A – Arikara Phonology I
      MHA 110A – Arikara Phonology I A linguistic understanding of Arikara is essential to teaching the language knowledgably and being effective in the classroom. Proper teaching of Arikara is dependent on a firm foundation in the sound system and rules of a language.  This course is the primary linguistic introduction to the Arikara phonetic system– its sounds and writing system.  The week-long course will be devoted to an overview of the Arikara phonetic system and will focus on training consistency in writing the language.  Special emphasis will be on developing a basic, technical linguistic understanding of Arikara phonology

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    • MHA 101M  - Teaching Mandan Level 1 Methods A
      MHA 101M – Teaching Mandan Level 1 Methods A  This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Mandan using the Speak Mandan! Level 1 Textbook. This course will also emphasize introducing and reinforcing vocabulary with flashcards, props, and Total Physical Response (TPR) methods.  It will also address classroom management techniques for the language classroom as well as using different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles.

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    • MHA 101H  - Teaching Hidatsa Level 1 Methods A
      MHA 101H – Teaching Hidatsa Level 1 Methods A This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Hidatsa using the Speak Hidatsa! Level 1 Textbook. This course will also emphasize introducing and reinforcing vocabulary with flashcards, props, and Total Physical Response (TPR) methods.  It will also address classroom management techniques for the language classroom as well as using different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles. &

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    • MHA 101A  - Teaching Arikara Level 1 Methods A
      MHA 101A – Teaching Arikara Level 1 Methods A This course is an intensive practical overview of teaching Arikara using the Speak Arikara! Level 1 Textbook. This course will also emphasize introducing and reinforcing vocabulary with flashcards, props, and Total Physical Response (TPR) methods.  It will also address classroom management techniques for the language classroom as well as using different teaching modalities to address diverse learning styles. &

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    • exhibitor - Northern Plains Sign Language
      Northern Plains Sign Language This course is an intensive practical introduction to Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL) and explores how it was a primary mean of intertribal and trade communication between the Lakota, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Arapaho, and Crow prior to the arrival of Europeans and the rise of the use of English. Students will learn about PISL phonology: the location of the hand, its movement, shape, and orientation; they will learn basic signs and will be able to communicate basic concepts.

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