edu5ble bilingualism



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students review the cognitive, cultural, psycholinguistic and social issues involved in bilingualism and language education. Particular attention is given to models of developing bilingualism within mainstream educational contexts for language minority and majority students. Methodologies and curriculum employed specifically in bilingual immersion programs are discussed. The teaching contexts of both local and overseas students, including languages other than English and teaching English as a second and foreign language, are addressed.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDonna Starks

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Blackwell Guide to Research Methods in Bilingualism and MultilingualismPrescribedLi,W & Moyer,MG (2008)BLACKWELL
ReadingsFoundations of Bilingual Education and BilingualismRecommendedBaker,C (2011) 5th EdMULTILINGUAL MATTERS

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