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Language Education - Theory, Method, Application

  • 7.5 credits

This is a course for you who want to improve your knowledge of language education. The course is given every spring as a freestanding course and for international students.

The course addresses theoretical and methodological perspectives in language education research. Results and pedagogical implications of empirical studies in language education are discussed and problematized. The focus is on learning and teaching foreign languages, as well as on language teacher and language learning cognitions about these issues.

  • Course structure

    This is a part-time course given at distance. Attendance at the teaching sessions is mandatory.

    Once the course is in progress, the web-based learning platform Athena will be used for communication, learning activities and course assignments:


    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars. The course also involves individual work and work in small groups.


    Examination for this course consists of oral seminar assignments and written assignments.

    Grading criteria US535F - valid from Spring 2020 (411 Kb)

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    Student Affairs Office

    Jorunn Nilsson,

    Student Counsellor

    Shona McLean,