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ERIC Number: ED529788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan-28
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Fostering Student Police Officers' Creativity in Language Education
Zascerinska, Jelena; Aleksejeva, Ludmila
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Scientific Conference, "Legal, Sociological and Psychological Aspects of Human Safety" (Riga, Latvia, Jan 28, 2011)
Introduction: The modern issues of global developmental trends require contemporary police officers to become more cognizant and more responsive to the emerging needs of human safety in the constantly changing environment. Education provides student police officers with the appropriate skills and competences for innovation based on creativity. Contribution of language education to the enhancement of student police officers' creativity becomes particularly important for innovation as an engine of the human safety development in the context of economic, cultural and educational globalization. Aim of the study is to elaborate hypothesis for further studies on fostering student police officers' creativity in language education. Materials and methods: The search involves a process of analyzing the meaning of key concepts and empirical study conducted in Latvia in 2005-2006. Results: The study shows a potential model for development. Conclusions: In order to foster student police officers' creativity in language education it is necessary to promote English for Specific Purposes studies as a favourable learning environment with the emphasis on peer-learning which supports successful use of language in a multicultural environment. (Contains 2 figures and a bibliography.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Latvia