DISCOURSE ANALYSIS: SPOKEN AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE IN USE

EDU5DAS

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

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

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorDonna Starks

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsWeekly readinbgPrescribedN/AN/A
ReadingsAn Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and MethodRecommendedGee,J (2014)4th EdROUTLEDGE

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDonna Starks

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Group presentation and a 2000-word written report40
One 4000-word reasearch essay and one 1000 word summary60