Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Linguistic Diversity, What for?
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Linguistic Diversity, What for?

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Katjuscia Mattu
Enric Serra i Casals
Mònica Pereña Pérez

Instructors: Katjuscia Mattu

4.7

(14 reviews)

Beginner level
No prior experience required
14 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 6 modules in this course

This course offers a wide panorama of linguistic diversity. It deals with aspects related to the conceptual and legal frameworks and explores different fields in which linguistic diversity matters, diverse perspectives to approach the issue and questions that arise. It also presents practices of language revitalization, promotion of multilingualism, and innovative and creative enterprises dealing with linguistic diversity. It is oriented to help understand and manage various contexts that emerge from linguistic diversity in different environments of social interaction. Finally, it intends to create a community of linguistic diversity promoters who share ideas and experiences to constantly broaden their horizons.

What's included

1 video7 readings

Contextualization of the notion of ‘linguistic diversity’: historical evolution, elements that integrate it, geographies (territories and human displacements), transformations in legal, social and educational sensitivity; international framework (legal movements and instruments) and digital environment.

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8 videos10 readings1 quiz

Language communities in territories of origin. Geographical and historical panorama of linguistic diversity in the different territories with references to revitalization practices.

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8 videos12 readings1 quiz

Moving languages: changes in linguistic dynamics, new challenges in the interpretation and management of linguistic diversity.

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7 videos8 readings1 quiz

What is language revitalization, what is it for, how to promote it, what questions and challenges it generates and what results can be expected from it.

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9 videos12 readings1 quiz

Presentation of cases in which linguistic diversity is managed as a tool for creation, self-knowledge, elevation of democratic quality and transformation of human life.

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8 videos10 readings1 quiz1 peer review

Instructors

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4.6 (7 ratings)
Katjuscia Mattu
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
1 Course3,996 learners
Enric Serra i Casals
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
1 Course3,996 learners
Mònica Pereña Pérez
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
1 Course3,996 learners

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