A range of research has been conducted in the English Medium Instruction (EMI) field, ranging from EMI from the point of the learner and the teacher to the role of thiscontent delivery mode as a key component of internationalization in Higher Education institutions. This study, which is ongoing at the University of Verona, analyses theperceptions of lecturers from a range of disciplines with regard to English in their EMI teaching process. Data has been gathered over a period of time during which both atraining course and mentoring service were provided to aid lecturers develop an awareness of their needs and of available pedagogical resources that could be used to meetthem. What emerged was a shifting of focus from lecturer linguistic competence to a concern for learner needs and what was innovative was the interest in combiningtraditional classroom practices with digital ones.

English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI): Developing Online and F2F Support Strategies at Verona University

Sharon Hartle
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Geltrude Daniela Vescio;Mary Birkett;Massimo Marzio
2021

Abstract

A range of research has been conducted in the English Medium Instruction (EMI) field, ranging from EMI from the point of the learner and the teacher to the role of thiscontent delivery mode as a key component of internationalization in Higher Education institutions. This study, which is ongoing at the University of Verona, analyses theperceptions of lecturers from a range of disciplines with regard to English in their EMI teaching process. Data has been gathered over a period of time during which both atraining course and mentoring service were provided to aid lecturers develop an awareness of their needs and of available pedagogical resources that could be used to meetthem. What emerged was a shifting of focus from lecturer linguistic competence to a concern for learner needs and what was innovative was the interest in combiningtraditional classroom practices with digital ones.
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