Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: 24 hours - 2 hour seminars per week
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:
|Non Allowed Subjects:
|Core Participation Requirements:
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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CoordinatorProf Veronique Duche
The new capstone subject is a research methods subject designed for language graduates. It offers training in both social science and humanities research methods and aims to develop competence in a range of research methodologies useful in various professional contexts in the government and non-government sector, education sector and various creative industries. In addition, it provides students with opportunities to apply their advanced language and research skills to various professional settings.
It consists of four modules:
1 Languages and society
This module surveys various socio-linguistic methods (including bilingualism, languages in contact) and demonstrates them in several contemporary case studies of multilingualism;
2. Language and texts
This module focuses on humanities research methods from the fields of cultural studies, literary studies, film studies and cultural history, and uses contemporary language-specific case studies to gain training in the use of these methods;
3. Language and education
This looks at methods deployed in different educational settings (primary, secondary and tertiary) and canvasses some of their histories;
4. Language and policy
This introduces students to methods used in language policy and their respective settings.
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
|Links to further information:
Modern Languages - 100 Point Program
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