Vera Leberecht

Teaching in English in higher education

strategies – tips – support
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In times of globalisation, more and more lecturers with other first languages than English have to – or would like to – give lectures, seminars, and presentations in English. This book discusses issues that need attention when individuals and institutions switch to English-medium teaching in higher education. Numerous questions invite readers to reflect on areas ranging from individual instructors’ prerequisites to cultural diversity and policy issues. The practical part contains activities, strategies, and resources for clear and effective English-medium teaching. It is rounded off by a glossary with useful words and phrases for teaching, classroom management, and oral exams.
In times of globalisation, more and more lecturers with other first languages than English have to – or would like to – give lectures, seminars, and presentations in English. This book discusses issues that need attention when individuals and institutions switch to English-medium teaching in higher education. Numerous questions invite readers to reflect on areas ranging from individual instructors’ prerequisites to cultural diversity and policy issues. The practical part contains activities, strategies, and resources for clear and effective English-medium teaching. It is rounded off by a glossary with useful words and phrases for teaching, classroom management, and oral exams.

Inhalt:
1 Introduction: What this book wants and is – and what it isn’t
2 Making it work: What do I need to succeed in English-medium teaching?
3 Teaching in English in academia: looking at the bigger picture
4 Teaching in plain English: let’s keep it simple!
5 Putting it into practice: more activities, strategies, and resources to get – and keep! – your own English-medium teaching adventure rolling
6 Useful phrases for teaching in English in higher education


Autoreninformation:
Dr. Vera Leberecht, Trainerin und Coach für sinnvolles und erfolgreiches Schreiben und Arbeiten. Studium der Germanistik, Intercultural Communication und Evangelischen Theologie in Deutschland und Finnland, Zertifizierung zur Trainerin für wissenschaftliches Schreiben, Promotion mit einer Diskursanalyse zu Sprechstunden an der Hochschule, Dozentin und später Leiterin an der Englischabteilung am Sprachenzentrum der Universität Maastricht/NL. Seit 2008 selbständig tätig, vor allem in der Wissenschaft und wissenschaftsnahen Arbeitsfeldern.

Vera Leberecht, PhD, trainer and coach for writing and other work that makes sense. She studied Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, and Theology in Germany and Finland. PhD on communication in university office hours, and certified trainer for academic writing. She worked at the English Department of the Language Centre at Maastricht University (NL) for several years, first as a lecturer and then as head of department. In 2008, she started her own business. She is passionate about supporting and empowering professionals who teach, write, and communicate, within academia and beyond.
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ISBN 978-3-8252-5245-8
EAN 9783825252458
Seiten 125
Format kartoniert
Ausgabename 45245
Verlag UTB
Autor Vera Leberecht
Erscheinungsdatum 25.11.2019
Lieferzeit 1-3 Tage
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