RUS 406 - First-Year Russian I-WB

Texas Common Number: RUSS 1411
Course Number Course Title Semester Day & Time Instructor Course Fee Register
RUS 406 First-Year Russian I-WB Spring 2019 W 9:00AM - 10:00AM Heather Rice $1100.00
Course Type:
Semester-Based Online
Description:

Russian 406 is the first of a three-semester online course designed to introduce you to the language and culture of one of the most influential and important regions of the world today, and help you develop functional proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Additionally, you can expect to start learning to navigate the Russian language realm of the Internet, which is truly an entirely other world replete with its own social media, search engines and shopping hotspots.

Course assignments will allow you to work independently a large portion of the time, but you can also expect to work with classmates on various communication activities, including video recording conversations in Russian. Students will meet as a class with the instructor one hour per week in a virtual classroom. 

Date & Location:

This course has no live class meetings, and for the most part can be done on the student's own schedule. There are due dates for all assignments, and the exams must be taken on the assigned dates in a proctored, face-to-face setting. Exam proctoring fees may apply and are not included in the course fee.
 
First class day: Tuesday, January 22
Last class day: Friday, May 10
Final exam: TBD
 

Course Materials:

No textbook purchase is required for this course. All readings are available in Canvas.

Technical Requirements:

Reliable internet connection (wired connection is recommended for synchronous interactions and video recordings). A computer with webcam, microphone and headphones.

Official UT Austin Description:
Emphasis on four-skills proficiency: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Prerequisites:

None.

Policies:

No refunds after 1/25/2019.