English learning in an intercultural perspective: Russia and Norway

Anne-Mette Bjøru

Abstract

This paper describes a cross-border collaboration between a Russian and a Norwegian University in the English Language field, and how it is made possible by the universities' support – both in terms of strategic plans and funding. The paper shows the goals of the collaboration; to give the students an insight into how English is taught in Russia/Norway and intercultural learning, as well as how this is pursued through telecollaboration and physical mobility. The paper also explains how the physical mobility, as it is the core activity of the collaboration, has led to less telecollaborative activity.

Keywords

Cross-border collaboration; Russia and Norway; Telecollaboration; Physical mobility; Intercultural learning; English language

Full Text:

HTML PDF

References

Barentsplus. http://barentsplus.no/. Last accessed: March 11, 2015.

Study plan – English Year Course. 60 ECTS points. Module based, Campus Alta. 2015/16. Available from http://uit.no/Content/401037/Study%20plan.English%20year%20course%202015-2016.pdf. Last accessed: March 11, 2015.

UiT2020: Towards a new strategic plan for UiT. http://en.uit.no/om/art?p_document_id=356184&dim=179033. Last accessed: March 11, 2015

Abstract Views

914
Metrics Loading ...

Metrics powered by PLOS ALM

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.




Licencia Creative Commons

This journal is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

Universitat Politècnica de València

e-ISSN: 1695-2618    http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/eurocall