Courses Offered

Fall 2020 Courses

Courses are offered at the Fairbanks campus unless otherwise noted.

CRN Course Title Days Time
73816

ANL F141X 

Beginning Athabascan 

MWF
TR

4-5pm
4-5pm
77082

ANL F150

Interpretive Communication

*Distance Course

M 11:30-12:30pm
73817

ANL F241 

Intermediate Athabascan- Gwich'in MWF 11:45-12:45pm
75690 ANL F251 Intro Athabascan Linguistics TR 9:45-11:15am
75079 ANL F287  Teaching Method for AK Native Languages 
*Distance course
TR 5:20-6:50pm
73818 ANL F401  AK Native Language Apprenticeship F 1-6pm
76934 ANL F690 Seminar in Cross-Cult. Studies TR 5:30-8:30pm
74490 INU F111X 

Elementary Inupiaq Eskimo I 

MW  TR

2:15-3:15pm 2-3:30pm

75880 INU F211

Intermediate Inupiaq I

MWF

10:30-11:30am

75000 YUP F101X   Elementary Central  Yup'ik

MWF

TR

11:45-12:45pm
11:30-12:30pm
75001 YUP F201 

Intermediate Central Yup'ik

MWF 1-2pm
75002 YUP F301  Advanced Central Yup'ik MWF 2:15-3:15pm
77139 INU F111x 

Elementary Inupiaq Eskimo I 

*Distance course

TR

F

5:10-6:40pm

5:00-7:00pm

77137 INU F115 

Conversational Inupiaq I             

*Distance course

MW 5:10-6:40pm
78140 YUP F101X Elementary Central Yup'ik  *Distance course

F

MW

1:00 - 2:00pm      1:00-3:00pm
77812 YUP F103 

Conversational Central Yup'ik  I

*Distance course                                               

TR

6:50-8:20pm
78088 YUP F203

Conversational Central Yup'ik 2  

*Distance course

TR

 

6:50-8:20pm

Spring 2021 Courses 

Coming in October


ANLC Offerings

Introduction to Gwich’in Athabascan, spoken in the northeastern Alaska villages of Arctic Village, Venetie, Fort Yukon, Chalkyitsik, Circle, and Birch Creek, as well as in a wide adjacent area of the Northwest Territories and Yukon Territory. 

Communication processes in Yup'ik and English speaking cultures. Solutions to identify problem areas in cross-cultural communication. Situations such as conversations, meetings, translating and interpreting. Interpreting meaning in what is communicated between people of different sociocultural backgrounds. Kuskokwim Campus only.

Continuation of beginning Athabascan-Gwich'in. Development of conversational ability, additional grammar and vocabulary.  

Continuation of Intermediate Dene / Athabascan I. Class will deal with one of the eleven Dene / Athabascan language spoken in Alaska. Literacy and grammatical analysis for speakers. Development of conversational ability, additional grammar and vocabulary.

Intro to the linguistic structure of the Athabascan family of languages, drawing on examples from the Athabascan languages of Alaska.  Writing systems, word structure, texts and language relationships.  Techniques for accessing linguistic reference materials and the role of linguistic documentation in language revitalization and language learning. 

Methodology approaches and practice in teaching Native language and literacy to both speakers and non-speakers. Prerquisites:  Knowledge of a Native Language.  

Structured study of an Alaska Native Language.  Select and work intensively with a mentor (native speaker of selected language).  Choice of mentor requires faculty approval.  Meet regularly with mentor (minimum 10 hours per week) and participate in regular training sessions tow ork toward fluency.  Graded Pass/Fail.  

Introduction to Inupiaq, the language of the Unalakleet, Seward Peninsula, Kotzebue Sound and the North Slope.  

Continuation of INU F111X. Introduction to Inupiaq, the language of Unalakleet, Seward Peninsula, Kotzebue Sound and North Slope. Open to both speakers and nonspeakers. For speakers the course provides literacy and grammatical analysis. For others it provides a framework for learning to speak, read and write the language. Consideration given to dialect differences.

Continuation of INU F111 and INU F112, concentrating on development of conversational ability, with presentation of additional grammar and vocabulary. Prerequisites: INU F112.

Continuation of INU F211, concentrating on development of conversational ability, with presentation of additional grammar and vocabulary.

Introduction to Central Yup'ik, the language of the Yukon and Kuskokwim deltas and Bristol Bay.

Continued introduction to Central Yup'ik, the language of the Yukon and Kuskokwim deltas and Bristol Bay. Open to both speakers and nonspeakers. For speakers the course provides literacy and grammatical analysis. For others, it provides a framework for learning to speak, read and write the language. Consideration given to dialect differences.

Continuation of YUP F101 and YUP F102. Increasing emphasis on speaking, reading and writing. Prerequisites: YUP F102 or permission of instructor.

Continuation of YUP F201. Increasing emphasis on speaking, reading and writing.

Continuation of YUP F201 and F202. Completes the basic study of the Central Yup'ik grammar. Prerequisites: YUP F101; YUP F102; YUP F201;YUP F202; or permission of instructor.

Further study of Yup'ik linguistics. Includes text transcription, editing, analysis and discussion. Yup'ik dialectology. Study of related Eskimo languages from the standpoint of Central Yup'ik. Additional topics to be studied depending upon the interests of the students and the instructor.