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EDPROFST 706 - Language Analysis for Teachers

Course code
Language Analysis for Teachers
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Delivery modes
Block Intensive (intensive on-campus days)
Course director

Rosemary Erlam

Course description

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.

Course overview

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

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This course can be taken as a taught course in the following programmes:

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.

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