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dc.contributor.authorFenton-Smith, Ben
dc.contributor.authorStillwell, Christopher
dc.contributor.authorDupuy, Roger
dc.contributor.editorFentonSmith, B
dc.contributor.editorHumphreys, P
dc.contributor.editorWalkinshaw, I
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-12T01:32:20Z
dc.date.available2018-10-12T01:32:20Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.isbn978-3-319-51974-6
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/978-3-319-51976-0_11
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/339386
dc.description.abstractTaiwan, like many Asian nations, has been an active promoter of EMI as part of a drive to internationalize its higher education sector. The push to implement EMI at a quick pace creates a need for teacher support, as lecturers adapt their courses to the new medium of instruction. This situation presents an opportunity for Anglophone nations to provide EMI teacher training within a fully immersive environment. This chapter provides an analysis of the current state of EMI in Taiwan and the place of the lecturer within it, as well as common solutions and professional development responses to the challenges posed by EMI. The chapter then examines the case of a professional development program for Taiwanese university lecturers at an American university, examining the preparatory work undertaken to ascertain the participants’ views on EMI as a policy (both institutional and national) and practice in the context of Taiwanese higher education, and to understand their perceived needs in relation to short-term training in an overseas Anglophone locale.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherSpringer
dc.publisher.placeSwitzerland
dc.relation.ispartofbooktitleEnglish Medium Instruction in Higher Education in Asia-Pacific: From Policy to Pedagogy
dc.relation.ispartofchapter11
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom195
dc.relation.ispartofpageto217
dc.subject.fieldofresearchLOTE, ESL and TESOL Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Maori)
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode130207
dc.titleProfessional Development for EMI: Exploring Taiwanese Lecturers’ Needs
dc.typeBook chapter
dc.type.descriptionB1 - Chapters
dc.type.codeB - Book Chapters
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, School of Languages and Linguistics
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorFenton-Smith, Ben


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