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From stimulated recall to disciplinary literacy: Summarizing ten years of research into teaching and learning in English
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Physics Didactics. (Physics Education Research)
2015 (English)In: English-Medium Instruction in European Higher Education / [ed] Dimova, S. Hultgren, A-K. Jensen, C., Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton , 2015, 157-176 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]


This chapter summarizes my research work in Swedish higher education in the area of teaching and learning in English. Sweden makes for a particularly interesting case study since there are high levels of English competence in the general population and a large percentage of university courses have traditionally been taught through the medium of English.

The work I have done falls into three broad categories:  University learning in English, University teaching in English and Disciplinary differences in attitudes to English language use.

Over the years I have used a range of data collection techniques including video recordings of lectures, semi-structured interviews, questionnaires and stimulated recall. The research work is almost exclusively qualitative in nature adopting a case study approach.


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Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton , 2015. 157-176 p.
, English in Europe, vol. 3
Keyword [en]
English-medium Instruction, Higher education
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Research subject
Physics with specialization in Physics Education
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-257377ISBN: 978-1-61451-527-2OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-257377DiVA: diva2:839040
Swedish Research Council
Available from: 2015-07-01 Created: 2015-07-01 Last updated: 2016-04-20

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