DISCOURSE ANALYSIS: SPOKEN AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE IN USE
Credit points: 30
In this subject students learn about how both spoken and written language is used in a variety of contexts: for example, the classroom, media and other professional and social situations. Participants develop awareness of the properties of a range of discourse types and how they are constructed to achieve a particular purpose. The application of discourse analysis to communication, teaching and research is also considered. The subject is suitable for all postgraduate students who are interested in knowing how language at the discourse level works. This subject has a substantive amount of theoretical content.
FacultyFaculty of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorDonna Starks
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method||Recommended||Gee,J (2014)4th Ed||ROUTLEDGE|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDonna Starks
Seven 4.5 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Group presentation and a 2000-word written report||40|
|One 4000-word reasearch essay and one 1000 word summary||60|