Teaching and learning English interculturally (Heftet)


Magne Dypedahl and Ragnhild Elisabeth Lund (Eds.)

Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2020
Antall sider: 192
Forlag: Cappelen Damm Akademisk
Språk/målform: Engelsk
ISBN: 9788202636326
Kategori: Pedagogikk og lærerutdanning , Språk og litteratur , Engelsk og fremmedspråk , Engelsk og fremmedspråk og Lærerutdanning
Fag: Engelsk og fremmedspråk
Nivå: Akademisk
Om utgivelsen Teaching and learning English interculturally

The new national curriculum for English underlines the subject’s role in developing learners’ intercultural understanding and ability to communicate with others, “regardless of cultural and linguistic backgrounds”. Teaching and Learning English Interculturally follows up these requirements and shows how teachers and learners can work to develop intercultural competence in the English classroom. The book is relevant for teachers and those who study to become teachers of English at all levels in Norwegian compulsory school.

The editors of the anthology are Magne Dypedahl and Ragnhild Elisabeth Lund. The authors are Janice Bland, Michael Byram, Christian Carlsen, Magne Dypedahl, Sissil Lea Heggernes, Ragnhild E. Lund and Maria Casado Villanueva.

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Magne Dypedahl er førstelektor i engelsk ved Universitetet i Sørøst-Norge. Han har erfaring fra undervisning i videregående skole og arbeid med flere læreverk. Han har vært medredaktør og medforfatter for mange antologier om engelsk fagdidaktikk. Hans spesialområder er amerikansk kulturkunnskap og interkulturell kompetanse.

Ragnhild Elisabeth Lund is a Professor of English and English didactics at the University of South-Eastern Norway. Her research focuses on various aspects of the teaching of English.

Janice Bland is Professor of English Education, Nord University. She focuses on English language and literature pedagogy and her research interests are concerned with creativity in ELT with elementary and secondary school children: creative writing, children’s literature from picturebooks to young adult fiction, visual and critical literacy, global issues, interculturality and drama methodology. Professor Bland leads the Nord Research Group for Children’s Literature in ELT and is editor-inchief of the diamond open-access journal Children’s Literature in English Language Education (CLELEjournal). Among her publications are two monographs and three edited volumes; one of the latter, Teaching English to Young Learners – Critical Issues in Language Teaching with 3–12 Year Olds (2015), is used as core reading on teacher education programmes at universities worldwide. Her latest book Compelling Stories for English Language Learners: Creativity, Interculturality and Critical Literacy will appear with Bloomsbury Academic in 2022.

Michael Byram has been Professor Emeritus since October 2008. Byram began his professional life as a teacher of foreign languages in secondary education in England, complemented by work in adult education. He then moved to the University of Durham to the School of Education, where he worked for almost 30 years, first in initial teacher education and then increasingly in doctoral education. From the 1990s until recently, Byram was adviser and expert at the Council of Europe in language policy and intercultural and democratic citizenship.

Christian Carlsen is Associate Professor of English at the University of South-Eastern Norway, where he teaches English language, language pedagogy, and Old Norse literature. Carlsen’s research focuses on multilingualism, literature in language teaching, and literary history. He has co-edited anthologies in the field of language teaching and co-authored English textbooks for lower secondary school.

Maria Casado Villanueva er førsteamanuensis i engelsk ved Universitet i Sørøst-Norge, hvor hun underviser i flere studieprogrammer inkludert lærerutdanning. Hennes spesialområder er språklæring, Britisk litteratur og barnelitteratur. Hun har vært medforfatter på flere antologier for lærerstudenter.

Sissil Lea Heggernes is an associate professor at Oslo Metropolitan University, where she teaches literature and culture. Her PhD study from 2021 explores how interaction with texts can foster English language students’ intercultural learning, with a particular focus on the role of picturebooks. She is currently involved in a project on how engagement with picturebooks and news reports can foster critical thinking in young learners. She has also published work on intercultural learning and the role of intercultural communicative competence (ICC) in the Norwegian English language curriculum. Heggernes has worked many years in primary and secondary schools. Her research interests include children’s literature, intercultural learning, critical thinking, reading, dialogic learning, and language teachers’ professional development.