MULTILINGUALISM MOBILITY AND MIGRATION

LIN2MMM

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is a critical contemporary exploration of migration and mobility, and the linguistic outcomes of these processes. Students examine multilingualism at the level of the individual as well as community, society and globally. This involves examination of the cognitive and social dimensions of multilingualism, language acquisition and the politics of governing and supporting linguistically diverse communities.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJessica Birnie-Smith

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesSeminar participation, class presentation, artefact from class presentation, online workbook, required readings

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 60 credit points of level 1 subjects

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Readings

Metrolingualism: Language in the city

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AuthorPennycook & Otsuji

Year2015

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PublisherRoutledge

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Introducing multilingualism A social approach

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AuthorWeber & Horner

Year2012

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PublisherRoutledge

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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. Understand issues related to language acquisition, evidenced in being able to explain these to others in speech and writing
02. Understand issues related to multilingualism, evidenced in being able to explain these to others in speech and writing
03. Understand the complexities of managing languages and multilingualism in communities (of different sizes and the associated politics, evidenced in being able to explain these to others in speech and writing
04. Appropriately carry out and analyse interviews with community members and write up findings, drawing connections between theory and original data
05. Create an original and personal response to research experiences and theory

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