Research Proposal

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Research Proposal by Mind Map: Research Proposal

1. Write Up

1.1. A month

2. Inquiry into Learning & teaching implications of linguistic diversity amongst level 6 students in CTA

3. Context:

3.1. Influx of New Irish

3.2. More linguistically diverse classes

3.3. Challenge to monolinguistic teaching

3.4. vague teacher awareness of learner needs

4. Aims & Objectives:

4.1. Aims -

4.1.1. 1. To quantify linguistic diversity amongst a particular cohort of students

4.1.2. 2. To analyse origin of Second Language learners

4.2. Objectives:

4.2.1. 1. Quantify level 6 learners in CTA

4.2.2. 2. Establish first language

4.2.3. 3. Record data

4.2.4. 4. Display findings

5. Methodolgy:

5.1. Primary Research:

5.1.1. Quantitative

5.1.2. Survey

5.1.3. Focus Group

5.2. Secondary Research

5.2.1. Literature Review Linguistic Diversity Third Level Census Data Language Diversity

6. Design Plan:

6.1. As here

7. Scope & Limitations

7.1. Scope

7.1.1. Quantify ESL speakers

7.1.2. Analyze language diversity

7.1.3. Review best practice

7.2. Limitations

7.2.1. Will not attempt to assess language competence

7.2.2. Will not attempt to discuss matters of ethnicity or nationality

8. Literature Review:

8.1. Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom: A Faculty and TA Partnership Program Matthew L. Ouellett Mary Deane Sorcinell

8.2. InterculturalLearningand DiversityinHigherEducation Matthias Otten

8.3. Diversity and Higher Education: Theory and Impact on Educational Outcomes PATRICIA GURIN ERIC L. DEY SYLVIA HURTADO GERALD GURIN

8.4. Cultural and Linguistic Diversity: Issues in Education Nicole Patton Terry and Miles Anthony Irving

8.5. Underneath the Band-Aid: supporting bilingual students in Irish schools Emer Nowlan*


8.7. Meeting the challenges of cultural diversity in the academic setting Akram Omeri, Patricia Malcolm, Maureen Ahern and Beverley Wellington

8.8. Linguistic Diversity and Classroom Management Curran, M

8.9. How a Sustainable Campus-Wide Diversity Curriculum Fosters Academic Success Omi u n o t a N e l ly U k p o k od u

8.10. Corporate multiculturalism, diversity management, and positive interculturalism in Irish schools and society Audrey Bryan a

9. Initial References:

9.1. See Literature Review Section

10. Feasability:

10.1. Time

10.1.1. Primary Reseacrh 2 Weeks Cheap Recording Data

10.1.2. Secondary A month

10.2. Cost

10.2.1. Minimal