GLOBALIZING LEARNERS’ LOCAL LANGUAGES FROM LOCAL CONTEXTS: AN OVERVIEW OF LANGUAGE PLANNING AT THE ENGLISH EDUCATION PROGRAM OF ARTHA WACANA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY KUPANG

Metboki, Yakob and Hambandima, Erny and Beeh, Norci (2017) GLOBALIZING LEARNERS’ LOCAL LANGUAGES FROM LOCAL CONTEXTS: AN OVERVIEW OF LANGUAGE PLANNING AT THE ENGLISH EDUCATION PROGRAM OF ARTHA WACANA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY KUPANG. In: "International Seminar “Language Maintenance and Shift” VII ISSN: 2540-8755, July 19 - 20, 2017, Hotel NEO Semarang.

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Abstract

In the development of local language studies and current issues beyond, much attention of the literacy weights on the language status. Despite of the implications and effects, less attention rests on languages planning at the education unit. This study presents a comprehensive overview of local language (s) planning on the plane of the developing programs by the English Education Program of Artha Wacana Christian University Kupang, West Timor. The current study utilized participant observation and documentation as of data collection approaches. The use of the approaches permits deeper understanding of the target community. The findings indicates that language planning at this education unit promotes a number of concrete programs, such as building local partnerships, realizing national acts through curriculum development, and accessing global access seek for the revitalization of the local languages. More practically, learners with different backgrounds have a wide range of opportunity and tools to document their local languages. All these practices nurture to learners with awareness, motivation, and confidence that their local languages survivedon their academic and non-academic tasks and roles. Several recommendations and implications lies on the study.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: language planning, revitalization, language documentation
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions:School of Postgraduate (mixed) > Master Program in Linguistic
ID Code:57873
Deposited By:Mr Wahyu Setia Budi
Deposited On:31 Oct 2017 10:15
Last Modified:12 Feb 2018 10:48

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