TITLE

Development of academic competencies as the learning objectives of an English-medicine integrated common-core module

AUTHOR(S)
Miao Yang; Zhongfang Zhang
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Asian EFL Journal;Dec2013, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p395
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A common-core module intended to bridge the general English course and medical English course in an EFL context was developed by specifying medical students' academic competencies in communicative skills, critical thinking and information management as the core learning objectives that integrate linguistic goals with content goals. These are essential academic competencies that all physicians must possess to prepare themselves for a 'global profession of physicians'. The contexts and framework of the curricular design are introduced to provide practical and theoretical rationale, followed by a brief introduction of classroom practices and evaluation methods.
ACCESSION #
93443153

 

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