Search for dissertations about: "Caroline Kerfoot"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Caroline Kerfoot.

  1. 1. Changing conceptions of literacies, language and development : Implications for the provision of adult basic education in South Africa

    Author : Caroline Kerfoot; Christopher Stroud; Elsa Auerbach; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; adult literacy; adult basic education; agency; citizenship; critical applied linguistics; development; linguistic citizenship; multilingualism; reflexivity; resemiotisation; voice.; Languages and linguistics; Språkvetenskap; tvåspråkighetsforskning; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : This study aims to contribute to the growing body of knowledge on the circumstances under which adult education, in particular adult basic education, can support and occasionally initiate participatory development, social action and the realisation of citizenship rights. It traces developments in adult basic education in South Africa, and more specifically literacy and language learning, over the years 1981 to 2001, with reference to specific multilingual contexts in the Northern and Western Cape. READ MORE

  2. 2. Manufacturing Multilingualisms of Marginality in Mozambique : Exploring the Orders of Visibility of Local African Languages

    Author : Manuel Guissemo; Christopher Stroud; Caroline Kerfoot; Ana Deumert; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; African languages; bilingualism; language ideology; linguistic landscape; Maputo; Mozambique; multilingualism; Portuguese; transnational multilingualism; tvåspråkighet; Bilingualism;

    Abstract : Colonial era language policies and practices in Mozambique sought to render native African languages (and their speakers) invisible in public space. This ‘order of (in)visibility’ was later adopted by many African states, including Mozambique, by choosing the ex-colonial language as the one and only official language and prohibiting or ignoring the use of African languages in the interest of so-called national unity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constructions of Language Competence : Sociolinguistic Perspectives on Assessing Second Language Interactions in Basic Adult Education

    Author : Maria Rydell; Catrin Norrby; Gunlög Sundberg; Caroline Kerfoot; Tim McNamara; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; constructions of language competence; language ideologies; migration; language testing and assessment; Swedish as a second language; embodied interaction; lived experience of language; adult education; sociolinguistics; linguistic anthropology; nordiska språk; Scandinavian Languages;

    Abstract : The current thesis is concerned with constructions and perceptions of what it means to be ‘a competent language user’ in the context of a language programme in basic Swedish called Swedish for Immigrants (SFI). A particular focus is given to the testing and assessment of oral interaction. READ MORE