University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies

Language and Literacies Education (PhD)

Program Information

School:University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of the Language and Literacies Education Program
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Lang./ESL Lang. Instructor
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Other
Description:The Language and Literacies Education program investigates questions around the relationships of literacies in language and language in literacies across communities, societies, instructional environments, and informal learning settings. The scope of the program encompasses the following within applied linguistics and literacies studies: (a) the learning, teaching, and use of first and additional (nonnative) languages in diverse settings; (b) curriculum, instruction, and assessment related to the development of first and additional language and K-12 literacy skills; (c) the development of bilingual, multilingual, and translinguistic abilities; (d) language and literacy education policies and planning; (e) pedagogy oriented towards multiliteracies development, including early literacy and adolescent reading, writing and oral language development, and children’s literature across the curriculum; (f) social justice issues related to plurilingualism and cultural and linguistic diversity; and (g) pedagogical implications of the fact that language and literacy are infused into all aspects of learning in contexts characterized by linguistic diversity.
URL:Language and Literacies Education (PhD) at University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:6 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    All applicants are required to submit a résumé and a statement of purpose describing their reasons for wishing to do the program, previous qualifications and professional experiences, particular research or professional interests, and future career goals.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 28, 2015