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Flocke, Barbara K. M. Instructor

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courses taught

  • LING 3210 - English for Academic Purposes
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Designed for undergraduate students for whom English is an additional language, this course develops academic English skills for university-level work. Students sharpen English accuracy through academic reading, writing, speaking, and listening practice. They learn to express ideas more clearly, both orally and in writing, while engaging critically in class discussions, and giving presentations, including on a researched topic related to their major. Students improve grammatical accuracy, develop academic vocabulary, and expand critical thinking skills and metacognitive strategies. This course does not count toward the Linguistics major or minor. Recommended Restriction: This course is restricted to non-native English-speaking students.
  • NCIE 1000 - Intro Reading
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
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  • NCIE 1030 - Intro. Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
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  • NCIE 1080 - Volunteering
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Develop your English language proficiency through service-learning projects in the community. Give presentations about your culture to local high school or elementary school students, help in an exercise class for the elderly, plant flowers and vegetables at a local garden that serves the community, or prepare and give food to the poor at a food bank. There's also the opportunity to collect needed items for the local homeless shelter and deliver them.
  • NCIE 1150 - Basic 1 Reading
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
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  • NCIE 1250 - Basic 1 Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
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  • NCIE 1750 - Basic 2 Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
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  • NCIE 2021 - Grammar
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    In this higher-level grammar course, you will learn more complex forms and structures to help you create more sophisticated, nuanced, and effective written and oral communication. You will also have an opportunity to practice your editing skills in order to write more like a native speaker of English.
  • NCIE 2450 - Intermediate 1 Listening/Speaking
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020
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  • NCIE 2550 - Oral Communication through Art
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Develop your listening and speaking skills while learning about and making art. Students will explore different types of art by meeting Boulder artists, visiting art studios and creating their own art in the class. Types of art could include clay pottery and sculpture, painting, drawing, mono prints, photography and/or recycled art.
  • NCIE 2580 - Intercultural Communications
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    In this course, students gain valuable and necessary intercultural skills for their academic and professional careers. They examine and discuss cultures similar to their own as well as those that are radically different. Students use a variety of English language and critical thinking skills to explore complex relationships between culture and communication.
  • NCIE 2950 - Intermediate 2 Listening/Speaking
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
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  • NCIE 3031 - English for STEM
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Learn how to write and speak effectively in academic and professional STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) situations. Gain practice in writing clear, concise, accurate, and persuasive reports and informal proposals. Improve your ability to describe, interpret, and analyze quantitative and visual data. Gain confidence as you develop your ability to target communication for classmates, professors, prospective employers, and other STEM-related stakeholders.
  • NCIE 3250 - Intermediate 3 Writing
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
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  • NCIE 3450 - Intermediate 3 Listening/Speaking
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2020
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  • NCIE 4086 - University Preparation: Level 3
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
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  • NCIE 4250 - Advanced 1 Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
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  • NCIE 4650 - Advanced 2 Reading
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
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  • NCIE 4750 - Advanced 2 Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
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  • NCIE 4950 - Adv. 2 Listen/Speak
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
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  • NCIE 5603 - Law School Preparation
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2020
    Prepares law students for successful graduate study. Course examines strategies for interacting with graduate school law professors and classmates both in and outside the classroom. Focus areas include practicing email etiquette, interpreting syllabi and class assignments, understanding plagiarism and academic honesty, and understanding law school culture and resources. Students also attend campus events at the law school related to course content.

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