Multilingualism and education in Africa
Edited by: Phyllis Mwangi, Dr Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo, Dr Martin C. Njoroge, Ruth Ndung'u
Collection published: 9 July 2014
Globalization, localization, and language use/learning
Edited by: Prof. Farzad Sharifian and Prof. Sandra McKay
This special issue of the journal collectively explores the complex relationship that exists today between globalization, localization, culture and language use/learning.
The questions addressed include:
- What are key aspects of globalization and locality that need to be examined in understanding individual language use?
- What are the implications of globalization for notions of “competence” as part of language learning?
- What should be the cultural basis of classroom materials and methodology?
- What skills do ‘international communicators’ need as part of becoming ‘global citizens’?
Collection published: 15 May 2013