Type

Journal Article

Authors

Sumsun Naher
Abdul Olabi
Fiona Gallagher
Abdalmonem Tamtam

Subjects

Education

Topics
comparative study education teaching higher education engineering education non english countries emi clil labour market

A comparative study of the implementation of EMI in Europe, Asia and Africa (2012)

Abstract Teaching higher education in English Medium Instruction (EMI) is one of the most important changes made in education policies in many non-speaking countries over the world recently. EMI is claimed to have not received enough consideration in Europe, Asia and Africa. This paper presents an investigation, which was carried out from the available literature to discuss the possible ways of implementing EMI in engineering education in Libya. This paper also focuses on the possibilities of implementing EMI in higher education systems in non-English countries in Europe, Asia and Africa and problems faced by these countries and suggested solutions. The study finds that English proficiency achieved through EMI will increase the chances for graduated students to get better positions in the labour market. Most of the countries witness similar problems in courses of the EMI adoption, which include: less funding, lack of qualified teaching staff, lack of students understanding and interest and cultural opposition.
Collections Ireland -> Dublin City University -> Publication Type = Article
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> Status = Published
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> DCU Faculties and Centres = DCU Faculties and Schools: Faculty of Engineering and Computing: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> DCU Faculties and Centres = DCU Faculties and Schools: Faculty of Humanities and Social Science: School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> Subject = Social Sciences: Education
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> Subject = Engineering: Engineering education
Ireland -> Dublin City University -> Subject = Social Sciences: Teaching

Full list of authors on original publication

Sumsun Naher, Abdul Olabi, Fiona Gallagher, Abdalmonem Tamtam

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