• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Linguistics
  • Areas of interest Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Johanna Rendle-Short
    • Dr Louise Jansen
  • Mode of delivery Blended
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
    Second Semester 2014
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This reading course is generally undertaken while students are writing a thesis or sub-thesis. It is an independent research course that allows students to read in depth around a particular topic that is relevant to their thesis or sub-thesis. The topic and content of the reading course will be decided by the student in consultation with the supervisor.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Carry out a library search to compile a list of current relevant readings in their area of research.
  2. Critically read and evaluate relevant readings in the light of current applied linguistics research.
  3. Write critical summaries of readings on their topic.
  4. Write a well-structured, well-supported and correctly referenced essay on a topic of their  choice.

Indicative Assessment

Four critical summaries requiring students to critically evaluate recent articles from contemporary journals in their area of research. 500 words (7.5% each) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]

Two essays on a topic related to the students' research and readings. 2000 words each (30% and 40%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 4]

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

1.5 weekly contact hours, plus 8.5 hours of regular work per week outside class.

Preliminary Reading

Students will draw up their own reading list in consultation with their supervisor during the first week of semester.

Assumed Knowledge

Students should have the necessary skills to be able to undertake independent study on an applied linguistics topic of their choice.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1542
2004 $1926
2005 $2286
2006 $2286
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2004 $3618
2005 $3618
2006 $3618
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2778 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6784 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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