Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:April, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
September, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in the Master of English in a Global Context (MC-ENGGC). This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses.
Study Period Commencement:
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Student Equity and Disability Support Team: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorMrs Susan Worthington
Program Coordinator: Burim Boonwirat
Phone: 9810 3318
This subject examines the establishment and functioning of English as a global lingua franca. Topics covered include: the imperialist/colonialist history of English; the need for an international language; multiple Englishes; English as a shaper and reflection of global culture; English and cultural imperialism; English and the Internet; adaptation of English to local cultures; English as an agent of change.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Essay 1: 1,000 words, due mid semester 20%
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://hawthornenglish.com/MEGC.html|
Master of English in a Global Context |
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