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MONS1000 Critical Discourse Studies, 5 ECTS, Course offered in English!

Applied Linguistics (KLS/Kielten laitos), Deutsche Sprache und Kultur, English, Finnish (KLS), Finnish Sign Language, Latin, Multidisciplinary Language Expert Studies, Russian Language and Culture; Russkij jazyk i russkaja kul'tura, Section des langues romanes et classiques, Suomen kieli ja kulttuuri (SKK), Swedish (KLS)

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General information

Begins - ends: 11.3.19 - 29.4.19
Registration period: 28.8.18 at 12:00 - 23.2.19 at 23:59
The registration may be cancelled before 23.2.2019 at 00:00.
Instructor(s): Professor Sari Pietikäinen (sari.p.pietikainen@jyu.fi)
Credits: 5 ECTS cr.
Languages: language(s) of instruction: English; completion language(s): English
Registered: 15
Max participants: 40 (Due to the queuing method used for registration, you may still register for this course even though the number of participants exceeds the maximum.);
Organisations:Applied Linguistics (KLS/Kielten laitos) (SOK), Deutsche Sprache und Kultur (SAX), English (EKI), Finnish (KLS) (SKI), Finnish Sign Language (SVK), Latin (LAT), Master's Degree Programme for Multidisciplinary Language Experts (MOKMA), Master's Degree Programme for Sign Language Experts (VIKMA), Master's Degree Programme Group in Language and Communication Studies (KIVMR), Master's Degree Programme in Applied Language Studies for the Changing Society (APPMP), Master's Degree Programme in Finnish Language and Culture (SUOMA), Master's Degree Programme in Language in the Changing Society (KIEMA), Multidisciplinary Language Expert Studies (MON), Russian Language and Culture; Russkij jazyk i russkaja kul'tura (VEN), Section des langues romanes et classiques (RFI), Specialisation in English Language (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) (EKIOS), Specialisation in Finnish Language (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) (SKIOS), Specialisation in Finnish Sign Language (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) (SVKOS), Specialisation in German Language and Culture (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) (SAXOS), Specialisation in Romance Philology (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) (RFIOS), Specialisation in Russian Language and Culture (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) (VENOS), Specialisation in Swedish Language (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) (RUOOS), Suomen kieli ja kulttuuri (SKK) (SKK), Swedish (KLS) (RUO)
Contents:In this course students will examine current societal topics from the perspective of critical discourse studies, including the perspectives of sociolinguistics and ethnography. The course themes are connected to questions about discourse, power, and societal change. The course focuses on key approaches, concepts and methods in critical discourse studies and students will also practice important research skills: critical thinking and writing, scientific problem solving, and the ability to apply acquired knowledge as a multidisciplinary language expert.
Learning outcomes:After completing the course the student
- understands the role of discourse in societal questions
- knows central approaches, concepts and methods in critical discourse studies
- is able to apply critical discourse studies in discussions of societal questions
- has practiced research skills and developed her/his problem solving skills
Prerequisites:APPLANG students: SOKS105 Introduction to Applied Language Studies for the Changing Society. SOKS1006 Key Themes and Questions in Applied Language Studies. Other students: MONA1000 Introduction to Discourse Studies (earlier code KLSA324).
Literature:
Literature approved in curriculum

ISBNBook information
Heller, Monica, Pietikäinen Sari and Pujolar Joan (in print) Critical Language Research: How to Study Language Issues that Matter. Routledge.

Further information:

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Evaluation:
Grade scale

0-5

Assessment criteria

Learning assignments, project work, active partipation in contact teaching (min. 80% attendance) and group work

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Lecture [group details and registration]

Luento [group details and registration]; registered 14, maximum 40
reg.time: 13.8.2018 00:00 - 10.3.2019 23:59
 LocationWeekDayDateAtSupervisorFurther informationURI
1 - 6F 205, F 205, F 205, F 205, F 205, F 20511 - 18Mo11.3.2019 - 29.4.2019severalPietikäinen