BILINGUALISM AND LANGUAGE EDUCATION

EDU5BLE

2020

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShem Macdonald

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

The Blackwell Guide to Research Methods in Bilingualism and Multilingualism

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLi,W & Moyer,MG

Year2008

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBLACKWELL

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Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBaker,C

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMULTILINGUAL MATTERS

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. To engage in critical and reflexive thinking as professionals and community members
02. To engage with current issues in the social, political and economic context of bilingualism, especially as they pertain to students' lives and their bilingual selves
03. To demonstrate an awareness of the world and the interdependence of local and global contexts and the environments in which bilinguals live and work
04. To underpin practical skills with relevant theoretical concepts

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShem Macdonald

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 11 - 19
Eight 3.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Weeks 11-15, 17-19, Wednesday"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2500-word research essayN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
One 2500-word definition essayN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4