Journal article

The place of Arabic language teaching in Australian universities

Jennifer Baldwin

HISTORY OF EDUCATION REVIEW | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that the teaching of Arabic language has had a distinctive and important history in Australian universities from the middle of the twentieth century through to the twenty-first century. Design/methodology/approach: In this paper, the author draws on a range of sources, government reports and surveys (both general and specific to Arabic), newspaper articles and published literature to give a comprehensive picture of the teaching of Arabic language in Australian universities over the last 60 or so years. Findings: This paper has demonstrated that Arabic language teaching has moved through a number of phases as a scholarly, migrant and trade ..

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