Thesis / Dissertation

White Coat Literacy: Exploring an ‘Integrated, Dialogic’ Approach to Medical English Pedagogy in Iran

M Janfada, undefined Maclean Davies (ed.)

Published : 2016

Abstract

English for Academic /Specific Purposes courses (EAP/ESP) are designed in response to the demand for mastery of academic English for students in order to enter into global communities of professionals. Within the specific educational context of medicine in Iran, English is highly significant as this is the requirement for national and international, as well as academic and professional, contexts of practice. Despite this significance, the current medical English pedagogy in Iran does not afford students sufficient competence and confidence due to what can be problematized as a fragmented, instrumental and monologic curriculum. This project addresses the challenges, and explores the possibili..

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