ERIC Number: ED389174
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
English for Science and Technology: Profiles and Perspectives.
Orr, Thomas, Ed.
This report contains a collection of articles that document the evolution of English for Science and Technology (EST) instruction and research--one of the earliest and most active branches of English for Specific Purposes (ESP). Articles included are: (1) "WWW-Based Instruction for EST" (Roy Bowers); (2) "English for Medical Purposes in Mexico: A Bulletin for EMP Practitioners" (Robert M. Chandler-Burns); (3) "Affective Barriers, Schema Theory, and Teaching in a Foreign Language" (Kiel Christianson); (4) "Using Journal Articles to Teach Research Writing" (Garry Dyck); (5) "English Language Development in a University Foundational Programme for Science Students" (Margaret Inglis); (6) "English and Technology as Customers" (Mary Ann Julian); (7) "English Enhancement for Engineering Students: Professional and Technical Communication (Protech)" (Elizabeth Ann Mueller); (8) "Can Multimedia Be Effective in EST?" (Brian Shilhavy); (9) "HUT Email Writing Project: An Ongoing Experiment" (Ruth Vilmi); and (10) "The English for Science Programme at the University of Hong Kong" (Andrew Wright). An international directory of EST programs (preliminary list of 22 programs in 13 nations) and services is appended. (NAV)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Aizu Univ., Aizuwakamatsu (Japan). Center for Language Research.