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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2010

Synopsis

The role of language in learning. Conceptions of language (and linguistics analysis) and conceptions of learning (and the study of learning) which best enable us to establish useful connections between language and learning. The systemic-functional grammar and discourse analysis of M A K Halliday and its application to texts produced by learners. Issues including learning theory, cognitive science and the theory of knowledge.

Assessment

Written Work (9,000 words in total): 100%