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Title English as a medium of instruction in higher education : implementations and classroom practices in Taiwan / edited by Wenli Tsou, Shin-Mei Kao
Imprint Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2017
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Descript 1 online resource (xiii, 213 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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computer c rdamedia
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Series English language education, 2213-6967 ; volume 8
English language education ; volume 8
Note Introduction -- Chapter 1 Overview of EMI Development -- EMI Course and Program Design -- Chapter 2 Creating an EMI program in International Finance and Business Management -- Chapter 3 Vertical Integration of EMI Courses in a Medical Curriculum -- EMI Classroom Practice and Teaching Techniques -- Chapter 4 Instructional Language Use in Environmental Science Classroom -- Chapter 5 Classroom Interaction in Engineering Education -- Chapter 6 Promoting Higher-level Thinking Skills in University Business and Human Resource Courses -- Chapter 7 Instructional Activities that motivate Learners in Tourism Program -- EMI Materials -- Chapter 8 Use of Authentic Materials in Law School -- Chapter 9 Developing Glocalized Materials in EMI Courses in the Humanities -- EMI Teacher Development and Assessment -- Chapter 10 EMI Teacher Development Programs in Taiwan -- Chapter 11 EMI Course Assessment: A Survey Study of the Issues
This book presents the multiple facets of English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI) in higher education across various academic disciplines, an area that is expected to grow constantly in response to the competitive global higher education market. The studies presented were conducted in various EMI classrooms, with data collected from observing and documenting the teaching activities, and from interviewing or surveying EMI participants. Through data analysis and synthesis, cases across disciplines - from engineering, science, technology, business, social science, medical science, design and arts, to tourism and leisure service sectors - are used to illustrate the various EMI curriculum designs and classroom practices. Although the cases described are limited to Taiwanese institutions, the book bridges the gap between planning and executing EMI programs across academic domains for policy makers, administrators, content teachers, and teacher trainers throughout Asia
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject English language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Taiwan
English language -- Taiwan
Education
Language Education
Learning & Instruction
Higher Education
Alt Author Tsou, Wenli, editor
Kao, Shin-Mei, editor
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