Fifth Conference on University Teaching in Catalan and English
The 6th Conference on University Teaching in Catalan and English is a forum through which the academic staff, who teach (or have taught or will teach) using Catalan or English as a working language in their classes at the University of Alacant, meet together.
Inform the UA academic staff on the activities undertaken by the Office of the Vice President for Culture, Sports and Language Policies to launch a Multiyear Plan on Language Policies at the UA, especially to increase the teaching activity in Catalan and other languages.
Reflect on the role and relevance of the use of Catalan in the teaching activity within our linguistic, social and labour context.
Reflect on what the teaching activity in other non-official languages at the University of Alicante involves.
Disseminate the resources available at the Languages and Culture Service for the academic staff in order to support their teaching activity in Catalan and other languages.
Get in touch with the academic community who teach or are willing to teach in Catalan or English at the UA.
Thursday, 14 June 2018
Conference hall at the Germà Bernàcer building
9.15 am - 10 am. Inaugural speech by Carles Cortés Orts, Vice President for Culture, Sports and Languages and presentation of the measures taken to enhance English and Catalan teaching at the University of Alacant.
10 am - 11.15 am. Paper. L'ensenyament plurilingüe en el sistema educatiu valencià. (Multilingualism in the Valencian Education system) Elsa Vilalta Fonfria, Head of the Multilingual Education Service, Directorate-General for Educational Policy (Valencia Regional Department for Education, Research, Culture and Sports)
11.15 am - 11.45 am Coffee break
11.45 am - 2 pm Workshops
a) English (room GB/1010)
Improving Quality in EMI courses: Theory and Practice of Lecturing in English (EMI). Cristina Pérez Guillot. Language Centre (UPV)
b) Catalan (room GB/1014)
Integrem llengües i continguts: una proposta per a l'aula (Integrating languages and contents: a proposal for the classroom). Joan Giner Monfort and Neus Sánchez Marí from CEFIRE, València (Multilingualism section)