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Language Curriculum Design and Socialisation

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Description for Language Curriculum Design and Socialisation Paperback. This book fills a gap in language education through the application of social theory to curriculum design. It describes an integrated theoretical framework for curriculum design and presents examples of text-based curriculum. Num Pages: 152 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: CJA; JHBA; JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 210 x 149 x 9. Weight in Grams: 220.

This book applies social theory to curriculum design and sets out a program for language curriculum renewal for the 21st century. It includes many examples of text-based curricula and describes a plan for curriculum renewal based on texts as the unit of analysis for planning, for teaching and for assessment. Underpinned by Halliday’s semiotic theory of language, the book combines the theory of language as a resource for meaning-making with learning language as learning to mean. The curriculum design constructs curriculum around social practices and their texts rather than presenting language as grammatical and lexical objects. This work will provide ... Read more

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About Peter Mickan
Peter Mickan is an experienced school teacher, tertiary educator and researcher. He manages and teaches in the postgraduate applied linguistics program in the Discipline of Linguistics at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. He supervises a large research group of students who study language use, learning and teaching in different contexts from systemic functional linguistic perspectives. His research interests include ... Read more

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Language Curriculum Design and Socialisation is a groundbreaking contribution to the literature on curriculum design in language education, and education in general. Based on social theories of language and learning, it provides a comprehensive blueprint for designing classroom language learning experiences around texts and the social practices associated with them.
Kathleen Graves, University of Michigan, USA This essential and ... Read more

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