{New Article} Student Perspectives on Learning Experiences in a Higher Education Active Blended Learning Context

Abstract This article – led by former colleague and MA alumnus, Ale Armellini – focuses on university students’ perceptions of their learning and social experiences in the context of an institution wide pedagogic shift to Active Blended Learning (ABL). It explores students’ perceived enablers and barriers to learning in the new environment. Thematic analysis was conducted on data collected through […]

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{Interesting article} ‘So maybe I’m a global citizen’: developing intercultural citizenship in English medium education

Abstract: A frequently stated aim of the increasing internationalisation of higher education (HE) is the incorporation of intercultural elements. This has recently been conceptualised through the notion of intercultural citizenship with universities promising to equip graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to engage in global workplaces and communities. However, the extent to which intercultural citizenship goes beyond promotion and […]

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{Interesting article} From Journal of Teaching in higher education

Professional learning for educators teaching in English-medium-instruction in higher education: a systematic review Journal: Teaching in Higher Education ABSTRACT The growing phenomenon of university courses designated as English-medium-instruction (EMI) worldwide presents new demands for non-native-English-speaking educators. However, adequate preparation and professional learning support for them to teach academic subjects in English remain a challenge. An understanding of their challenges and professional […]

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{Interesting article} Written by Andreas Pöllmann

Formal education and intercultural capital: towards attachment beyond narrow ethno‐national boundaries? Abstract: Schooling and school management can play an important part in promoting inclusive forms of national attachment, intercultural dialogue and reflexive engagements with the “Unfamiliar”. The (inter) personal benefits of intercultural experiences and skills are widely acknowledged. But can we really learn to be intercultural? And what are the […]

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