Okinawa JALT:

Internationalizing higher education: A synopsis of English-medium instruction (EMI) and Content and language-integrated learning (CLIL) in Europe

Date: Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 Time: 4:20 PM - 5:50 PM

Speaker: Suzanne Gundermann

Introduction: the role of English in global academia. The concepts of EMI and CLIL. Disambiguation of both and related concepts. Their spread in European higher education. EMI at the University of Freiburg. Strategic dimension of EMI/CLIL. Internationalization of higher education and its benefits for institutions, the economy and the state. Insights from EMI and CLIL practice. Common challenges & benefits for staff and students. Outlook: Implementation and support. Entry language assessment for staff, for students? Additional support for staff, for students?

Organization: Okinawa Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Okinawa JALT)

Cost: Free

Venue: University of the Ryukyus 50th Anniversary Hall (map)

Location: Nishihara City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan


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