BILINGUALISM AND LANGUAGE EDUCATION

EDU5BLE

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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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShem Macdonald

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesExamine theories related to minority languages, bilingual education, language assessment and bilingualism to design a bilingual educational program and a bilingual assessment. Exploring global contexts related to early and late bilingualism, minority languages and bilingual education, language policy and language education. Class discussions and reflections on individual and societal bilingualism. Researching and creating written analysis of personal and societal bilingualism. Engagement with research and pedagogical documents related to bi/multilingualism in education.

Capstone subjectNo

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Readings

Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBaker,C

Year2017

Edition/Volume6th

PublisherMULTILINGUAL MATTERS

ISBN9781783097203

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The Blackwell Guide to Research Methods in Bilingualism and Multilingualism

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorLi,W & Moyer,MG

Year2008

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PublisherBLACKWELL

ISBN9781405126076

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

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Total hours/days requiredN/A

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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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