Professional Development for EMI Faculty in Mexico: The Case of Bilingual, International and Sustainable Universities

1st Edition

Myrna Escalona Sibaja

Routledge
January 23, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 88 Pages - 3 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367350369 - CAT# 323031
Series: Routledge Focus on English Medium Instruction in Higher Education

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Summary

Despite Mexico’s implementation of a bilingual model in its tertiary education programmes, this book is the first contribution to knowledge regarding EMI in Mexico.

The author introduces readers to the Mexican higher education context before providing detailed information regarding the technological and polytechnic subsystem, where EMI has been implemented since 2012. The volume details a pilot and case study conducted in Mexican universities as well as the research findings and conclusions. It closes with recommendations, as well as suggestions for further research. The book explores the implications for the continuous professional development and training for lecturers in the current shift to EMI in Bilingual, International, and Sustainable (BIS) universities.

This volume will be of particular interest to researchers in EMI and bilingualism.

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