Foreign Languages Online Methods Course

FRLANG 4500 or 6500

Spring Semester 2015 
January 12-May 1, 2015
Faculty: Dr. June K. Phillips (

For questions other than scheduling, please contact Dr. June Phillips at 

Registration opens November 10, 2014

To register click here.

Tuition and fees for the Online Methods Course for the Spring 2015 sessions are:
FL 4500 (4 credits: Undergraduate) $940.00
FL 6500 (4 credits: Graduate) $1020.00

Tuition is subject to change.

Course Access

You will have access to your course the first day the class begins each semester. You will not be able to access your course before then. To access your course after you have registered and paid your fees, you must do the following:

  • Create a Wildcat account at

  • Log into your course by going to the "student portal" (go to and select "current students." You will use your Wild Cat user name and password to log in.

  • Select "My WSU Online - Canvas Courses," then the name of your course (either FRLANG 4500 or FRLANG 6500). This will take you to either your course materials or to the  Canvas login page. At the Canvas login page (, choose WSU Online as the institution, then log in using your Wild Cat user name and password.


There are two required texts for this course. You need to order them ASAP.

1. Teacher's Handbook, 4th edition by Judith Shrum and Eileen Glisan, ISBN-10: 1-4130-3321-0 (ISBN-13: 978-1-4130-3321-2). It is available through our online bookstore or you may choose to purchase it elsewhere. Our online bookstore is

2. Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st CenturyYou order this directly from ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages):
Go to the ACTFL website:
Hold your cursor over “Publications” on the green horizontal banner.
On the drop down menu go to "World Readiness Standards for Learning Languages” (the new title) and look for the “order a copy” page. If your school curriculum library or a colleague has a copy of any edition of the former Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century that you can borrow for the semester, that would be fine.  Earlier editions are acceptable, although you may need to adjust for page numbers. 

For technical assistance with your course please contact: 1-800-848-6499 or 801-626-6499.

To find out how the course is set up and structured please click on the following link.  This is a sample syllabus and there may be some changes to the current semester course.

Online Methods Syllabus