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Mon Apr 5 2004

Support: Various Areas: Studentships, Open U, UK

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  1. Joan Swann, Various Areas: Research Studentships, UK Open University

Message 1: Various Areas: Research Studentships, UK Open University

Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 13:35:32 -0500 (EST)
From: Joan Swann <J.Swannopen.ac.uk>
Subject: Various Areas: Research Studentships, UK Open University


The Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology
(CREET) at the Open University, UK is currently advertising for up to
8 funded postgraduate research studentships starting in October 2004.
I'd like to draw your attention to two areas which may be of interest
to linguists: Applied Language and Literacy Studies (potential
studentships in language and gender; bilingualism; academic
literacies; electronic literacies and learning); and Educational
Dialogue and Classroom Interaction (potential studentships in various
aspects of online interaction: investigating asynchronous teaching and
learning dialogues; E-Teaching Talk: Getting the most from the medium;
and investigating online argumentation with a focus on methodology).

We provide excellent support for students and offer a full range of
training in computer, library and presentation skills. You should
have, or expect to obtain, at least a 2.1 in an undergraduate degree
or Masters Degree in an appropriate discipline. You will normally be
expected to live within commuting distance of Milton Keynes.

Closing date for applications: 13 April 2004. Interviews will be held
during the week commencing 19 April 2004.

Informal queries can be made by email to the office of the Director of
CREET. Please contact Anne Foward, the Research Secretary, on +44
(0)1908 655364 or email a.fowardopen.ac.uk. Further information and
an application pack can also be obtained by writing to Anne Forward,
Faculty of Education and Language Studies, Office IX, The Open
University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, UK.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all
sections of the community.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential job requirements will be
interviewed. Further particulars are available in large print, disk or
audiotape. (Minicom +44 (0)1908 654901 for hard of
hearing).www.open.ac.uk/employment
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