- What is Language Acquisition?
- First and Second Language Acquisition: Similarities and Differences
- Language Development
- Variability in Language Learning
- Interaction and Learning
- Cognition and Learning
- Social Aspects of Learning
- Individual Differences
- Explicit Instruction
- Implicit Instruction
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
- Audio-Video streaming
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- EquipmentDetails - Audio/Visual equipment
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- Additional materials
This subject examines how languages are acquired, whether for young children acquiring their first language(s) or older learners acquiring a second or subsequent language. It examines the various theories used to explain the processes of acquisition and explores the various empirical studies used to test these theories.
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- Report (60%)
- Non-Invigilated Exam — Short answer responses (40%)