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Examensarbete för grundlärare 4-6: Engelska med didaktisk inriktning 91-120 hp
Faculty of Education and Business Studies
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Period for course registration: 4 January - 17 January
Welcome to this module of Diploma work for Teachers F-3 and 4-6, in English! ENA300 and ENA301.
Our names are Jessika Nilsson and Susanne Greés and we will be the course coordinators for this module and we can be contacted on: Jessika.firstname.lastname@example.org , Susanne.email@example.com
This course consists of student advising and individual research projects. The course will start in week 3 and there will be an introductory seminar via Zoom during the first week. More detailed information will be given on Canvas of date and time for this seminar. Also, more information will be given regarding the outline of the structure etc. on Canvas. You will then be assigned an advisor.
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The following literature is required:
1. American Psychological Association (2019). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Amercian Psychological Association. sidor: 428
2. McKay, Sandra Lee (2006). Researching Second Language Classrooms. New York: Routledge.
3. Oshima, Alice & Hogue, Ann (2014). Longman Academic Writing Series 4: Paragraphs to Essays. New York: Pearson Education. sidor: 344
4. Patel, Runa & Davidson Bo (2011). Forskningsmetodikens grunder: att planera, genomföra och rapportera en undersökning. Lund: Studentlitteratur. sidor: 149
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