Joyce Kling

Joyce Kling
University of Copenhagen · Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies

PhD University of Copenhagen

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This book presents a state-of-the-art of EMI research in European higher education over the last twenty years, offering a comprehensive comparative analysis toward identifying gaps in our understanding of relevant theories, research, and practice. Molino, Dimova, Kling, and Larsen argue for the need to take stock of the progression of EMI research...
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This chapter offers a longitudinal overview of Englishization in Danish higher education, tracing its conceptualization from critical to constructive. In the initial stages, English was viewed skeptically, with concerns over domain loss, equity, quality of education, and consequences for the national language and culture. Such concerns led to a joi...
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The introduction of English as a medium of instruction (EMI) has changed higher education enormously in many European countries. This development is increasingly encapsulated under the term Englishization, that is, the increasing dispersion of English as a means of communication in non-Anglophone contexts. Englishization is not undisputed: legal ch...
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The special issue of the Journal of English Medium Instruction, which is to appear in 2022, will be dedicated to Assessment in English Medium Instruction. This issue will focus on research related to language assessment of lecturers and students (methods, norms, policies, and consequences) as well as interactions between educational culture, academ...
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The special issue of the Journal of English Medium Instruction, which is to appear in 2022, will be dedicated to Assessment in English Medium Instruction. This issue will focus on research related to language assessment of lecturers and students (methods, norms, policies, and consequences) as well as interactions between educational culture, academ...
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Local linguistic diversity and growing teacher and student mobility in higher education (HE) around the world have resulted in increasingly multilingual teaching and learning contexts. This has provided HE institutions opportunities to offer instruction in more than one language—typically the local language(s) and English, but also other languages....
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This volume provides conceptual syntheses of diverging multilingual contexts, research findings, and practical applications of integrating content and language (ICL) in higher education in order to generate a new understanding of the cross-contextual variation. With contributions from leading authors based in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, the...
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Objective: From 2012 to 2015, two Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and two Departments of Pediatrics at the University of Copenhagen implemented an English medium international project. The project allowed international students to work in pairs with local Danish speaking students in a clinical setting. The student cohort was supported by...
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The rapid increase of English‐medium instruction (EMI) programs across Europe has raised concerns regarding the oral competencies of nonnative English speaking lecturers and the implications for the quality of teaching. Consequently, lecturers’ English proficiency is under scrutiny and universities are implementing internal assessment procedures. G...
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Introduction . Medical education programs have increasingly included compulsory research skills components but rarely include explicit academic literacy instruction for medical research. This article presents results from a project that developed methods of bridging the gap between textbook literacy and scientific literacy in a setting where Englis...
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Background From 2012–2015, the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Pediatrics at the University of Copenhagen conducted a project, “Internationalization at Home ”, offering clinical teaching in English. The project allowed international students to work with Danish speaking students in a clinical setting. Using semi-quantitative questio...
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Introduction: Since 2006, one hospital has offered two clinical courses in obstetrics/gynaecology and paediatrics to international (I) students. However, as I-student enrolment increased, the hospital faced cut-backs. As from 2010, I-team course evaluations therefore dropped to unacceptable levels and more I- than Danish (DK) students failed exams...
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This report summarises the work of the IntlUni Erasmus Academic Network Project 2012-15
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This study reports on the reflections of 10 Danish experienced applied natural science lecturers about their perceptions of effects of teaching in an English-medium instruction (EMI) setting. The study utilized a multi-method approach to delve into the university lecturers' reflections. The analysis drew on the lecturers' comments and concerns rela...
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Rapid internationalization of European higher education has resulted in a considerable increase in the number of English-medium instruction (EMI) degree programs now implemented at all levels of instruction. While this change of medium provides increased academic opportunities for all university stakeholders, the use of English by non-native speake...

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Seven European universities are collaborating on The Educational Quality at Universities for inclusive international Programmes (EQUiiP). This three-year Erasmus+ project will build modules for the use of educational developers and teacher trainers working with university teaching staff in internationalized programmes. The project kicked off with a meeting at Glasgow Caledonian University in October 2016 and has been successfully continuing ever since, having held its first Summer School at the University of Bordeaux between 15-18 May, 2018 and moving towards the final conference in June 2019.
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The purpose of the Erasmus+ project “Transnational Alignment of English Competences for University Lectures” is to develop a common framework for EMI quality assurance and support, which will help the partners adapt local EMI training and certification language assessment instruments for transnational uses. Project partners: University of Copenhagen - coordinator (DK) Universidad de Lleida (E) Universiteit Maastricht (NL) Universita degli Studi di Torino (IT) Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka, Filozofski Fakultet u Rijeci (CR)