MULTILINGUALISM MOBILITY AND MIGRATION

LIN2MMM

2020

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-ordinatorN/A

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 60 credit points of level 1 subjects

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

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Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Metrolingualism: Language in the city

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorPennycook & Otsuji

Year2015

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PublisherRoutledge

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Introducing multilingualism A social approach

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

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

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

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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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJessica Birnie-Smith

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Seminar related activities (1700 words equivalent) Individual class presentation 15%; Artefact from class presentation 5%; Media Discourse Analysis 25%N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5
Online workbook (600 words or equivalent) Three quizzesN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Final assignment (1600 words or equivalent) Research ProjectN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4