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English in Higher Education in the Postcolonial World

  1. Andy Kirkpatrick

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0384

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Kirkpatrick, A. 2012. English in Higher Education in the Postcolonial World. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

The internationalization of higher education has seen an exponential increase in the use of English in higher education throughout the world, both as a medium of instruction and assessment, and as the language of scholarship.

Keywords:

  • globalization;
  • language planning;
  • language policy;
  • World Englishes;
  • higher education;
  • multilingualism