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JAK Olivier

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • Noordwes-Universiteit
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Research interests

multilingualism in education and subtitlinge-learningblended learninglanguage rightslanguage planningsociolinguistics

About

Jako Olivier is an associate professor at the School of Human and Social Sciences for Education of the North-West University (Potchefstroom, South Africa). After some years teaching languages and information technology at secondary school level in South Africa and the UK, he joined the North-West University as lecturer in September 2010. He completed his PhD in Education with a thesis entitled 'Accommodating and promoting multilingualism through blended learning'. In this study he explored how the subject IT could be taught multilingually through the use of blended learning (traditional and e-learning) resources. His research interests include: sociolinguistics, language planning, language rights, blended learning, e-learning, multicultural education and subtitling. He is member of the following academic organizations: Linguistics Society of Southern African (LSSA - member of executive committee as webmaster), South African Association of Language Teachers (SAALT), African Language Association of Southern Africa (ALASA), Southern African Applied Linguistics Association (SAALA) and African Association for Lexicography (AFRILEX).

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  • Agoritsa Makri

    Agoritsa MakriEuropean University Cyprus

  • Maxim Kotsemir

    Maxim KotsemirState University Higher School of Economics

  • Larisa Evgenievna Babushkina

    Larisa Evgenievna BabushkinaMordovian State Pedagogical Institute Named after M E Evsev'ev

  • Elena Strelchuk

    Elena StrelchukPeoples' Friendship University of Russia

  • Saidna Zulfiqar Bin-Tahir

    Saidna Zulfiqar Bin-TahirState University of Makassar

  • Andreas Pöllmann

    Andreas PöllmannNational Autonomous University of Mexico

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Publications

Exploring writing apprehension amongst Afrikaans-speaking first-year students

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  • Olivier J
Reading & Writing (2016)
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Vervlegte interaksie: Implementering van ’n bring-jou-eie-toestel-benadering teenoor verskafde tabletrekenaars

  • Olivier J
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie (2016)
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Tell-tale signs: reflection towards the acquisition of academic discourses as second languages

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  • Olivier J
Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics (2015)
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A blended learning approach to teaching sociolinguistic research methods

  • Olivier J
Per Linguam (2014)
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The influence of affective variables on the acquisition of academic literacy

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Per Ling. (2013)
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

North-West University

July 2015 - Present

Senior Lecturer

North-West University

January 2012 - June 2015(3 years)

Lecturer

North-West University

September 2010 - December 2011(a year)

Education history

PhD

North-West University

January 2005 - December 2010(6 years)

Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

North-West University

January 2003 - December 2003(a year)

MA

North-West University

January 2002 - December 2003(2 years)

BA Honours

Potchefstroom University for CHE

January 2001 - December 2001(a year)

BA

Potchefstroom University for CHE

January 1998 - December 2000(3 years)