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Bilingual Education - EDPJ5025

This unit introduces and explores principles and issues surrounding bilingual education. Different models of bilingual education are introduced, and the isues surrounding the aims, rationale, and goals of different models are explored. Issues surrounding bilingual education theory the teacher in bilingual settings, family and community involvement in bilingual education, bilingualism and biliteracy, and issues of power and identify are examined. The unit focuses on current research surrounding bilingual education. This unit is suited to students who teach in bilingual or immersion contexts in addition to those more generally interested in catering for bilingual and multilingual students in all settings.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week and 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2

Assessment
1 case study (50%); 1 essay (50%)

Textbooks
Baker, C. (2006). Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. (4th Ed). Clevedon, NJ: Multilingual Matters.

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Lesley Harbon
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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