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Ahrens, Andreas; Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2011
The contemporary situation in the Baltic region, namely, the lack of working places due to the structural problems, a high unemployment rate, the migration of highly qualified people and the low rate of self-employees, demands on innovation as an engine of the economic development with a strong impact on sustainable development in the European…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Engineering Education, Innovation, Unions
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Communicative competence is set out to be of the eight key competences which individuals need for personal fulfilment and development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employment (European Commission 2004, p. 3). The success of the sustainable development of communicative competence requires existing concepts of communicative competence…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Lifelong Learning, Educational Innovation, Infants
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Introduction. The use of three-five languages is of the greatest importance in order to form varied cooperative networks for the creation of new knowledge. Aim of the paper is to analyze the synergy between language acquisition and language learning. Materials and Methods. The search for the synergy between language acquisition and language…
Descriptors: Language Research, Second Language Learning, Language Acquisition, Native Language
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Introduction. Individuals need communicative competence for personal fulfillment and development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employment. Materials and Methods. The meaning of the key concepts of "communicative competence" and "opportunities" is studied within the search for conditions to develop. Conclusion. The theoretical findings…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communicative Competence (Languages)
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Individuals need communicative competence for personal fulfillment and development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employment. However, the success of communicative competence within a multicultural environment requires that a system of criteria, indicators and levels of forming communicative competence have to be considered. Aim of the…
Descriptors: Criteria, Communicative Competence (Languages), Constructivism (Learning), Interpersonal Communication
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Introduction: The use of 3-5 languages that involves professional language to form varied cooperative networks for the creation of new knowledge is of the greatest importance for the development of humans, institutions and society (Maslo, 2006). Aim of the Study: To identify and analyze professional language in engineering education on the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Engineering Education, Cultural Pluralism, Factor Analysis
Ahrens, Andreas; Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
The modern issues of global developmental trends emphasize "a prime importance in sustainable development that is to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs" (Zimmermann, 2003, p. 9). Thus, the life necessity to develop the system of two perspectives, namely, external…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Student Teachers, Innovation, Sustainable Development
Ahrens, Andreas; Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Contemporary engineers need to become more cognizant and more responsive to the emerging needs of the market for engineering and technology services. Social dimension of Web 2.0 which penetrates our society more thoroughly with the availability of broadband services has the potential to contribute decisively to the sustainable development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Engineering, Telecommunications
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Introduction. The use of 3-5 languages where professional language is one of them is of the greatest importance in order to form varied cooperative networks for the creation of new knowledge. The Aim of the Study. To identify and analyze professional language on the pedagogical discourse in language education. Materials and Methods. The search for…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Second Language Learning, English for Academic Purposes, Graduate Students
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Introduction. Teaching and training are at the heart of the knowledge society where the continuing professional development of teachers and trainers provides the cornerstone for the development of a high quality education and training systems. The Aim of the Study. To identify a design of professional environment for teacher professional…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Educational Environment, Educational Quality, Instructional Design
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2010
Communicative competence that involves language (Druviete 2007, p. 12) is one of the eight key competences which individuals need for personal fulfilment and development, active citizenship, social inclusion and employment (European Commission 2004, p. 3). The enhancement of students' communicative competence becomes particularly important for the…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Constructivism (Learning), Competence, Linguistic Theory
Zascerinska, Jelena; Ahrens, Andreas; Bassus, Olaf – Online Submission, 2009
A proper combination of education, research and innovation is provided by varied cooperative networks. However, the success of collaboration within a multicultural environment requires that the key factors enabling synergy between education, research and innovation have to be considered. Aim of the following paper is to identify and to analyze…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Education, Research, Innovation
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2009
Introduction. The greatest importance of the continuing professional development is the use of 3-5 languages, with at least 2-3 on the level of native/first language to form varied cooperative networks for the creation of new knowledge. English for Academic Purposes activity as a form of life activity is a basic demand for studying English for…
Descriptors: Validity, Sociocultural Patterns, Professional Education, Second Language Learning
Zascerinska, Jelena – Online Submission, 2008
In order to become "the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world capable of sustainable economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohesion" the European Union realizes its people as the most important asset. Moreover, every human becomes a value for the whole society. It makes significant to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, English for Academic Purposes, Human Capital