Module Identifier ED31820  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Mr Bob Morris Jones  
Semester Semester 1  
Pre-Requisite ED10310  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials   10 Hours 10 x 2 hours  
Assessment Course work   2 written assignments c 2,500 words each   100%  
Further details  

Brief description
This module examines a variety of linguistic and sciolinguistic aspects of the relationship of language and education: it offers discussion of the wider sociolinguistic relationships of schools and their speech communities - relationships which are relevant to a consideration of the use of different varieties of language in education; and it investigates selected aspects of the use of language in the classroom by teachers, pupils and those who prepare teaching materials.

Aims of the module

The lectures of the module are based on the following:

Tutorial / seminar work will be based:

Learning outcomes
On the successful completion of this module, students should:

Reading Lists
** Recommended Background
Stubbs, M.. (1986) Educational Linguistics. Oxford: Blackwell
Stubbs, M.. (1986) Language, Schools and Classrooms. 2nd. London & New York: Methuen

Web Page/Sites
LABOV: The logic of nonstandard English.