Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

Topics in Discourse and Communication

Module Q3301

Module details for 2016/17.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module Outline

This module involves relatively advanced study of discourse and communication in one area of staff specialisation. The particular topic and reading list will be announced in the year prior. This may include particular methodological approaches to discourse analysis, a particular venue for or topic of discourse. The changing nature of this module allows us to adapt quickly to changes in the field.

Module learning outcomes

Apply up-to-date theoretical concepts in discourse or communication analysis.

Use appropriate tools of data collection, data description, and data analysis.

Communicate clearly in appropriately academic language about theoretical and analytical points.

Critically assess one’s own and others’ analyses, demonstrating logical thinking and sensitivity to the subtleties of language and its social context.

TypeTimingWeighting
Coursework100.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
PortfolioA1 Week 2 100.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterSeminar2 hours111111111110
Autumn SemesterLecture2 hours111111111110

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Ms Anne Crawford

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/290773

Dr Chloe Porter

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/308365

Dr Roberta Piazza

Assess convenor, Convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/24748

Dr Lynne Cahill

Assess convenor
http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/416

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