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ERIC Number: ED511215
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
Bilingual Curriculum Construction in Business Education for Non-Key Universities in China
Wang, Wei-wei
Online Submission, US-China Education Review v7 n2 p28-35 Feb 2010
Weak effectiveness of bilingual education is an especially obvious phenomenon in non-key universities of China where students have poorer English ground and bilingual curriculums are unconstructive designed partly because of the scarcity of teaching resources. This paper discusses failures of these unconstructive curriculum systems from the view of cognitive learning and points out that just because of the lags in BICS [basic interpersonal communication skills] and CALP [cognitive academic language proficiency] of students in non-key universities, metacognitive process should be substantially considered and completely integrated in construction of bilingual curriculum system including aspects of bilingual allocation, subject design, bilingual arrangement and prepositive training. This paper takes International Business Specialty in non-key universities as an example and highly involves writer's teaching experiences. (Contains 1 figure.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China