The role of the 'English-Language Expert': Workshop on English as a medium of instruction in Higher Education

Monday 10 September 2018, 10.00AM4.15pm

Speaker(s): Ernesto Macaro, University of Oxford; Kevin Haines, University of Groningen

This one-day workshop aims to address the question of the role of English-Language Experts (ELEs) in Higher Education institutions, where EMI has been or is being introduced.

The workshop theme is expected to cover such issues as:

  • How do/should Senior Managers engage with ELEs?
  • What do ELEs need to know?
  • How can ELEs best work with disciplinary academics?
  • Who makes the most suitable ELE?

Workshop programme

10.00am Welcome Paul Roberts, University of York
Tetyana Lunyova, Poltava National Pedagogical University
10.30am EMI different models, different teachers roles (PDF  , 26kb) Ernesto Macaro, University of Oxford
11.30am English Medium Instruction in the international university: What is it good for? (PDF  , 32kb) Kevin Haines, University of Groningen
12.30pm Lunch  
1.30pm A ‘critical’ approach to training for EMI in Higher Education (PDF  , 29kb)

Paul Roberts, University of York
Tetyana Lunyova, Poltava National Pedagogical University
Volha Arkhipenka, University of York

2.30pm Discussion  
3.15pm Tea and plenary presentations  

Registration closes on 5 September, register now to avoid disappointment (10 spaces currently available).

Register for the workshop English as a medium of instruction in Higher Education.

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Location: BS/104 - The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York - first floor of the Berrick Saul building

Admission: £10.00

Email: ursula.lanvers@york.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)1904 323440