2013 Winter Forum: The role of language in international education

  • Forum magazine
  • Publication date
    December 2013
  • Topics
    • Leadership & strategy
    • Learning, teaching & curriculum
    • Marketing & recruitment

Theme: The role of language in international education

What is the emotive role that language plays in international higher education? Plus, sample the highlights from Istanbul in the conference report including an interview with keynote speaker Jack Uldrich.

Table of contents

04 Editorial – Laura Rumbley

07 Language: everybody’s talking (about) it – Virve-Anneli Vihman (*Editor's pick)
Morals, emotions and politics

10 Global trends in foreign language learning – Jacqueline Kassteen
Who’s learning what?

14 Why English? – Jeffrey Cason & Patricia Rodríguez
Study abroad in a changing linguistic context

16 Losing our identity – Birgit Brock-Utne
The rise of English as a universal language of instruction

19 English as a lingua franca boosts multilingualism – Annelies Messelink
A positive take on studying abroad in English

22 Teaching in English – Miriam Symon & Linda Weinberg
Perceptions from Israel

25 Teaching the teachers – Christopher Worthman
Preparing faculty to teach in English

28 Implementing a dual language policy – Marjon Menten & Brenda Docter
Advice from a Dutch university

31 Which English? – Maggie McAlinden & Ilan Zagoria
Inequalities and discrimination affecting non natives

34 Trending topic – Miguel Bravo Madrid
The changing face of internationalisation

36 Discover Prague – EAIE
The enchanting city and host of EAIE 2014

40 Turning up the heat in Istanbul – Sarah Fencott
EAIE Conference review 2013

43 Sparking creativity
The Ignite© session

47 Twitter Fountain
Your conference tweets

49 Erasmus+ – Laura Paternoster
Insights from the European Commission

52 Jack Uldrich – Sarah Fencott
An interview with the global futurist

56 Number crunching for effective M&R – Thijs van Vugt, Michiel Doetjes & Julian Longbottom
A conference workshop highlight

58 2013 EAIE winners
Award winners, prize winners and more

63 EAIE Blog spot
Online news, views and insights

65 Thank you
To our sponsors

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