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English-Medium Instruction in Japanese Higher Education: Policy, Challenges and Outcomes - Multilingual Matters (Hardback)
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English-Medium Instruction in Japanese Higher Education: Policy, Challenges and Outcomes - Multilingual Matters (Hardback)

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Hardback 328 Pages / Published: 07/11/2017
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English-Medium Instruction in Japanese Higher Education provides a touchstone for higher education practitioners, researchers and policy makers. It enables readers to more clearly understand why policies concerning English-medium instruction (EMI) are in place in Japan, how EMI is being implemented, what challenges are being addressed and what the impacts of EMI may be. The volume situates EMI within Japan's current policy context and examines the experiences of its stakeholders. The chapters are written by scholars and practitioners who have direct involvement with EMI in Japanese higher education. They look at EMI from perspectives that include policy planning, program design, marketing and classroom practice.

Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781783098941
Number of pages: 328
Weight: 610 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

This edited volume provides the reader with deep insights into a whole range of issues connected with the EMI phenomenon in Japanese higher education. Whether the reader is involved in Japanese education or not, the book acts as an excellent model of how to compose a case study of one particular country, how language policies are arrived at, how EMI is conceptualised and how to evaluate the reactions of the various stakeholders.

* Ernesto Macaro, University of Oxford, UK *
In the rapidly expanding field of English Medium Instruction, this important volume covers a range of challenges and good practice relevant to contexts where English is not the dominant language. It provides a touchstone for policy and implementation in the use of EMI as a support for internationalization at home. * Elspeth Jones, Emerita Professor, Leeds Beckett University, UK *

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