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LING71-113: Language Policy in a Global Context

Description

This subject introduces you to the design of language learning and teaching policies in Australia and globally. You will explore various educational policy contexts including K-12 education in Australia, target languages taught in the countries where they are spoken as the first or additional languages, and other policy models of English and other languages taught outside the school systems. The subject also examines policies on the teaching and learning of Heritage and Indigenous languages. Geographically, the first part of the subject focuses on languages learnt in Australia and the second part examines different curricula and language policies in various parts of the world. The subject equips you with an insight into fascinating and complex matters of language planning, language politics and language policy.

Subject details

TypePostgraduate
CodeLING71-113
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering - On Campus]
  • May 2022 [Non-Standard Offering - On campus]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering - Online]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $2,430
  • Commencing in 2022: $2,460

Learning outcomes

1. Identify, synthesise, interpret and communicate complex issues in Language Policy.
2. Independently and in teams, demonstrate expert cognitive skills to solve complex problems related to Language policy.
3. Apply this disciplinary knowledge to new contexts, demonstrating expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as an English language educator and a global citizen.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens17/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021