KOPS1006 Language Education Policy (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Language and Communication Studies
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023

Description

Content

The goal of the course is to familiarize the student with the multi-sited and multi-layered questions of language education policy. The course deals with language education policy not only from the point of view of language policy and education policy, but also from various other societal, political and economic viewpoints. The student also focuses on which factors contribute to language education policy. The course focuses on language education policy in different educational levels, and from the viewpoint of working life, and special groups such as linguistic and cultural minorities. The course also deals with the societal aspects of language assessment and current questions of language education policy.

Completion methods

Participation in meetings and completion of the learning assignments. The course can be completed independently by a general faculty exam.

Assessment details

Completion of learning assignments, exam

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student

  • has familiarized herself/himself with language education in its different perspectives
  • understands the international, national and local connections of language education
  • is familiar with the specific questions of the education of different language groups
  • understands the significance of the political role of language assessment
  • can apply her knowledge in a multicultural and multilingual environment

Description of prerequisites

APPLANG students: SOKS105 Introduction to Applied Language Studies for the Changing Society; SOKS1006 Key themes and questions in applied language studies

LAGIC students: LACS1011 Introduction to Language and Discourse; LACS1012 Globalization, Language and Society

Study materials

Negotiated with the instructor

Completion methods

Method 1

Description:
Osallistuminen tapaamisiin ja oppimistehtävien hyväksytty suorittaminen.
Evaluation criteria:
Oppimistehtävien hyväksytty suorittaminen
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Method 2

Description:
Opintojakson voi suorittaa myös itsenäisesti joko tenttimällä tai tekemällä oppimistehtävän. Itsenäisestä suoritustavasta sovittava opintojakson vastaavan opettajan kanssa.
Evaluation criteria:
Tentti
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Method 3

Description:
Opintojakson voi suorittaa myös itsenäisesti joko tenttimällä tai tekemällä oppimistehtävän. Itsenäisestä suoritustavasta sovittava opintojakson vastaavan opettajan kanssa.
Select all marked parts
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Teaching (5 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
0-5
Evaluation criteria:
Oppimistehtävien hyväksytty suorittaminen
Language:
English, Finnish
Study methods:

Osallistuminen tapaamisiin ja oppimistehtävien hyväksytty suorittaminen. 

Study materials:

Sovitaan opintojakson vastuuopettajan kanssa

No published teaching
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Exam (5 cr)

Type:
Exam
Grading scale:
0-5
Evaluation criteria:
Tentti
Language:
English, Finnish
Study methods:

Tentti humanistis-yhteiskuntatieteellisen tiedekunnan tenttipäivänä. 

Study materials:

Sovitaan opintojakson vastuuopettajan kanssa

No published teaching
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Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
English, Finnish

Teaching