Research summary: Adapting to EMI in higher education

Wilkinson, R. & Gabriëls, R. (2018). Adapting to EMI in higher education: Students’ perceived learning strategies. In Critical Issues in English-Medium Instruction at University (eds. Valcke, J., Murphy, A. C. & Costa, F.) Milan: Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation. Aim: To explore what effect students perceive English-medium instruction to have on their learning strategies. Which … Continue reading Research summary: Adapting to EMI in higher education

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Research summary: Plurilingual lecturers in English Medium Instruction in the Netherlands

Duarte, J. & Ploeg, Mara van der (fc.). Plurilingual lecturers in English Medium Instruction in the Netherlands: The key to plurilingual approaches in higher education? European Journal for Higher Education. This is a sneak preview of a forthcoming article that I’m really excited about! Thanks to Joana Duarte for sharing it with me. Background/aim: Dutch … Continue reading Research summary: Plurilingual lecturers in English Medium Instruction in the Netherlands

Research summary: Going Dutch

Law, D. (2016). Going Dutch: Higher education in the Netherlands. Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 20 (2-3): 99–109. Aim: Outline policy issues currently faced by Dutch universities; identify similarities and differences with the UK situation. ‘What happens in Dutch HE must be of interest to policy-makers in the devolved nations of the UK … Continue reading Research summary: Going Dutch

Research summary: Language and culture policy at a Dutch university

Haines, K., & Dijk, A. (2016). Translating language policy into practice: Language and culture policy at a Dutch university. CercleS, 6(2), 355–376. Aim: To show how the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for establishing proficiency in different languages can be embedded in a meaningful way in university language policy and extended with multilingual and … Continue reading Research summary: Language and culture policy at a Dutch university

Research summary: Bilingualism versus multilingualism in the Netherlands

Oostendorp, M. van (2012). Bilingualism versus multilingualism in the Netherlands. Language Problems and Language Planning, 36(3), 252–272 Aim: To explore the hypothesis that the Netherlands is moving becoming bi- rather than multilingual Data & methods: Discussion of the Dutch Language Union, other language-policy issues, the language attitudes of the Dutch, the rise of bilingual education … Continue reading Research summary: Bilingualism versus multilingualism in the Netherlands

Research summary: The use of English in Dutch text messages

Lettinga, A., van Wijk, C., & Broeder, P. (2017). The use of English in Dutch text messages as a function of communicative constraints. Taal en Tongval: Tijdschrift voor taalvariatie, 69(1): 71-87 (This one is not specifically about English in Dutch higher education, but it’s super interesting nonetheless!) Aim: How often and in what ways do … Continue reading Research summary: The use of English in Dutch text messages

Research summary: Language policy and language education in the Netherlands and Romania

Kuiken, F. & Van der Linden, E. (2013). Language policy and language education in the Netherlands and Romania. Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics 2(2): 205–223 Aim: To explore and compare language policy and language education in the Netherlands and Romania. Countries may learn from one another’s practices and experiences, so investigating their similarities and differences … Continue reading Research summary: Language policy and language education in the Netherlands and Romania