Bilingual Education

Course Information
TitleΔίγλωσση Εκπαίδευση / Bilingual Education
CodeΕΔΞΓ 568
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600004038


Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Ekmáthīsī kai Didaskalía Xénīs GlṓssasElective CoursesWinter/Spring-7.5

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Good knowledge of the selected topics of the course Ability to analyse and critically discuss theories, issues and data relevant with the discussed topics
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course will discuss bilingual education: types of bilingual education (e.g. full vs. partial immersion), the roles of and collaboration between language teachers and subject teachers, bilingual schooling issues (underachievement, assessment and special needs), literacy and biliteracy in the Classroom, the politics of bilingualism
Bilingual education, biliteracy, teachers' roles, issues and politics
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
elearning email
Course Organization
Written assigments128.14.7
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Blackledge, A., Ed. (1994). Teaching Bilingual Children. Staffordshire, England, Trentham Books Limited. Baker, C. (2001) Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. Clevendon: Multilingual Matters. Bhatia, T. K. & Ritchie, W. (2006) The Handbook of Bilingualism. London: Blackwell. Clegg J. (1999) “Task Design in the Bilingual Secondary School.” Learning through a Foreign Language: Models, Methods, and Outcomes. Ed. J. Masih. London: Centre for Information on Language Teaching Research. Coyle, D.; Hood, P. & Marsh, D. (2010) CLIL. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Dafouz, E. & Guerini, M. C. (eds.) (2009) CLIL across Educational Levels. Madrid: Richmond / Santillana. García, O. & Baker, C. (eds.) (2007) Bilingual Education. An Introductory Reader. Clevendon: Multilingual Matters. Harmers, J., and M. H. A. Blanc (2000) Bilinguality and Bilingualism. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. Lasagabaster, D. & Ruiz de Zarobe, Y. (eds.) (2010) CLIL in Spain. Implementation, Results and Teacher Training. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars. Snow, M. A., and D. M. Brinton (1997) The Content-Based Classroom. New York: Longman.
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