Language and Internationalization of the Higher Education Curriculum
- Internationalization of the curriculum
“Internationalization of the Curriculum is the incorporation of international, intercultural, and/or global dimensions into the content of the curriculum as well as the learning outcomes, assessment tasks, teaching methods, and support services of a program of study.” Leask (2015:23)
The spread of English as medium of instruction in institutions of higher education in non-English-speaking countries.
- Language policy
A policy adopted either officially through legislation or court decisions to determine how languages are used, to cultivate language skills needed to meet national priorities or to establish the rights of individuals or groups to use and maintain languages.
In 2005, Gacel-Ávila (Gacel-Ávila 2005:123) questioned whether the characteristics of an internationalized curriculum designed to educate global and...
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