I have completely changed my point of view concerning native speakers’: An EMI training project promoting emancipatory pedagogy

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I have completely changed my point of view concerning native speakers’: An EMI training project promoting emancipatory pedagogy. / Lanvers, Ursula; Arkhipenka, Volha; Lunyova, Tetyana; Roberts, Paul.

In: ELT Research Papers, No. 19.2, 01.07.2019.

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Lanvers, U, Arkhipenka, V, Lunyova, T & Roberts, P 2019, 'I have completely changed my point of view concerning native speakers’: An EMI training project promoting emancipatory pedagogy', ELT Research Papers, no. 19.2.

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Lanvers, U., Arkhipenka, V., Lunyova, T., & Roberts, P. (2019). I have completely changed my point of view concerning native speakers’: An EMI training project promoting emancipatory pedagogy. ELT Research Papers, (19.2).

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Lanvers U, Arkhipenka V, Lunyova T, Roberts P. I have completely changed my point of view concerning native speakers’: An EMI training project promoting emancipatory pedagogy. ELT Research Papers. 2019 Jul 1;(19.2).

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Lanvers, Ursula ; Arkhipenka, Volha ; Lunyova, Tetyana ; Roberts, Paul. / I have completely changed my point of view concerning native speakers’: An EMI training project promoting emancipatory pedagogy. In: ELT Research Papers. 2019 ; No. 19.2.

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abstract = "The increase in teaching via English as medium ofinstruction (EMI) in higher education (HE) settings,where English is not the normal institutionallanguage, has led to concerns over possible negativeeffects of EMI, and the lack of staff training toprepare lecturers for EMI. The scant evidence onexisting staff training programmes suggests a focuson English language competency at the expenseof pedagogy, and a general linguistic and politicalcontextualisation of the phenomenon of EMI. Thisstudy set out to develop, implement and test a newEMI training programme designed to raise awarenessof changing varieties of English, the link betweenEMI and the internationalisation and commodificationof HE, as well as deliver more practical pedagogicalcontent. The programme was delivered to twosmall groups at the Poltava VG Korolenko NationalPedagogical University, Ukraine: experienced HEstaff, and trainee English teachers. Before–afterdifferences in participant attitudes to English wereassessed using mixed measures. Results showthat the programme promoted a greater shift inattitude in staff than students, and that despitethe overall success of the programme, someparticipants were reluctant to give up engrainedattitudes towards English.",
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