Study programme 2020-2021Français
Conceptual Framework of Immersion
Programme component of Advanced Master's in Language SciencesResearch Institute for Language science and Technology

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UL-S1-SCLANG-050-MCompulsory UEBRAUN AlainP362 - Métrologie et Sciences du langage
  • BRAUN Alain

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français15000033.001st term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
L-ISCL-600Conceptual Framework of Immersion150000Q1100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Have a complete understanding. Analyse any communicative situation (real or depicted) in reference to the theoretical and methodological frameworks within various scientific approaches to language.
    • Master and appropriately mobilise knowledge and methodological approaches to understand and explain the normal/atypical/pathological functioning of individuals, groups or organisations, using any form of language.
    • Analyse and model a communicative situation (individually or collectively) by critically selecting isolated theories and suitable methodological approaches.
    • Critically analyse the extent and limitations of different types of intervention in a situation of linguistic nature.
  • Communicate effectively. Communicate and exchange information in a structured and adapted way to the intended purpose and relevant public.
    • Present and structure data in a clear, precise, neutral, and non-oriented way.
  • Work collaboratively. Work effectively with different actors as part of a team or a network of professionals.
    • Contribute to the coordination and animation of a multi-professional and multi-disciplinary team.
    • Share knowledge and data to carry out a common project.
    • Identify specialist networks, interact and collaborate with them, and research external expertise if necessary.
  • Adopt a scientific approach. Master the scientific approaches in language sciences.
    • Appropriately apply different scientific research methods.
    • Construct a reference framework, formulate questions or hypotheses from the analysis of scientific literature.
    • Adequately interpret results taking into account the reference framework within which the research was developed.
  • Language Immersion and Language Teaching/Learning Devices : adopt a specialist approach. Master the concepts, techniques, methods and devices specific to language immersion.
    • Master the characteristics of language acquisition.
    • Master research methodologies in language teaching.
    • Master the basic concepts of comparative linguistics.
    • Master the basic concepts of phonetics.
    • Master the basic concepts of psycholinguistics.
    • Master the relationship between acquisition and learning, as well as understand the methods for constructing formal learning based on acquired components.
    • Identify areas of research and current research issues in language immersion.
    • Know the decrees relevant to immersion.
    • Plan, construct and validate tools for language learning acquisition through immersion.

Learning Outcomes of UE

Being able to contextualize the immersion of differents viewpoints : linguistic, psycho-linguistic, pedagogical and organizational

Content of UE

Educational psychology of bilingualism, psycholinguistics, Praxeology immersion, international context, UE expectations, legal framework BWBF

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Presentation and/or works

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Not applicable

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • Presentation and/or works

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

Not applicable

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Face to face

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
L-ISCL-600Presented during the course

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
L-ISCL-600Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
L-ISCL-600Braun, Hamers, L'immersion en question, Ed. Plantyn, 2006

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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