Independent Learning: Greek

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Academic Administrative Team at DCS: Sarah Korpi, David Werther: il@dcs.wisc.edu

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Greek Courses

Our distance learning programs in Greek offer you the flexibility and convenience of learning a language at “your pace, your place” from experienced, highly qualified, and caring instructors.

Whether you are looking for first or second semester Greek, our distance education courses can fulfill your needs. Classes are available by correspondence.


Greek and Latin Origins of Medical Terms (Online, 3 Credits)

As we study the Greek and Latin origins of medical terminology, we hope to steer between the two extremes of an excessively abstract study of word origins and a too-narrow, memorize-the-word-lists approach. While it is true that technical terminologies confront the student with a daunting number of words to know, it is equally true that a proper methodology for analyzing and understanding new terms can reduce an otherwise onerous task to a dynamic word assimilation process. And that is the object of this course, with its dual emphasis on reflective study and an active practice of word analysis and explication.


Greek Facilitator

Matt Hogan


Choose the right course: With a language, it is sometimes a challenge to determine which course is right for you. Please contact Sarah Korpi or David Werther for help in selecting your course. In some cases, we will ask you for a writing sample for correct placement.