Language Planning in Education

Subject EDUC90111 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


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Subject Overview: A study of key concepts in language and literacy policy and programming in Australia and internationally. Topics include: the role of English and globalisation in contemporary language planning; the activity of language planning; the evolution of language and literacy teaching programs in different contexts; current issues in language education policy and planning; the interface between first and second language education; and the role of teachers in language policy and planning at school, region and national level.
Objectives: Not available
Assessment: A 2,000-word written paper comparing and critically evaluating different interpretations of language policy and planning (30 per cent); and an in-depth investigation of the impact of a current or past language education policy including recommendations for change, totalling 6,000 words (70 per cent).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Links to further information:
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