|Module Title||LANGUAGE IN EDUCATION|
|Co-ordinator||Mr Bob Morris Jones|
|Course delivery||Seminars / Tutorials||10 Hours 10 x 2 hours|
|Assessment||Course work||2 written assignments c 2,500 words each||100%|
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:
On the successful completion of this module, students should:
** Recommended Background
Stubbs, M.. (1986) Educational Linguistics. Oxford: Blackwell
Stubbs, M.. (1986) Language, Schools and Classrooms. 2nd. London & New York: Methuen
LABOV: The logic of nonstandard English.