An advanced understanding of the place of language, language development and linguistics in educational settings by a consideration of the nature, structure, function and purpose, and role of language in learning. There will be a consideration of the development of literacy and learning across the curriculum.
Throughout this course participants will conduct an advanced analysis of the theoretical perspectives of social, cultural, political and psychological issues in relation to literacy education.
Aspects of practice in literacy learning, including raising the achievement of Māori and Pacific students and students from diverse langauge backgrounds, and the influence of diversity and technology on literacy will be analysed and evaluated.
Currently scheduled classes
2019 Epsom (Summer School): Compulsory on campus block sessions on Mondays 7th , 14th and 21st January, Tuesdays 8th , 15th and 22nd January and Wednesdays 9th, 16th and 23rd Jan from 10:00 to 12:00pm and 1:00 to 3:00pm
Take this course
This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes:
- Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Theory
- Postgraduate Diploma in Education
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education
- Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours)
- Master of Counselling
- Master of Education
- Master of Professional Studies in Education
Ministry of Education course subsidies
Primary and Intermediate teachers may be eligible for a Ministry of Education fees subsidy for this course. Click here for more information.