EDUS1040 Educational Research (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Educational Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



- workshops focusing on the practical management of classroom environments through English
- theme-based sessions working with different language forms and pedagogical considerations
- critical explorations of different ways in which language can be used in education and the different forms of support that are available

Completion methods

Participation in contact teaching and/or independent study, learning assignments and/or exam. Mode of completion to be specified in the Study Programme.

Assessment details

Active participation in teaching and completing and passing learning assignments/exam.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
- effectively manage the classroom environment in English
- recognise the richness of everyday routines as a resource in language development
- appreciate the role and range of language in education
- support pupil language use and development in different classroom contexts
- critically reflect on different language-based innovations, such as language enrichment, language showers, immersion and bilingual education
- be sensitive to different cultural considerations of different languages

Study materials

Gibbons, P., & Cummins, J. (2002). Scaffolding language, scaffolding learning: Teaching second language learners in the mainstream classroom. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Hughes, G., Moate, J., & Raatikainen, T. (2007). Practical classroom English. London: Oxford University Press.
Mercer, N., Hodgkinson, S., Barnes, D., Scott, P., Pierce, K. M., Gilles, C. (Eds.). (2008). Exploring talk in schools: Inspired by the work of Douglas Barnes. Los Angeles (Calif.): SAGE

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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