Special Issue "Multilingualism in Higher Education"
A special issue of Education Sciences (ISSN 2227-7102).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 June 2023) | Viewed by 3409
Interests: individual differences; second language writing; international education
Multilingualism enhances cross-cultural communication and cross-cultural communication. Multilingualism in education promotes the creation and appreciation of cultural awareness, adds academic and educational value, enhances creativity, an adjustment in society and an appreciation of local languages.
As globalization continues and international education becomes increasingly popular around the globe, multilingualism has become a trend in higher education, which helps promote civilization and competitiveness in students both as individual human beings and as contributors to society. It also helps enhance the global competitiveness of institutes of higher education.
This Special Issue will focus on the roles of multilingualism in contemporary higher education, specifically, multilingualism and academic achievements, multilingualism and multiculturalism, multilingual language acquisition and learning, multilingualism and teacher education, multilingualism and globalization, and multilingualism and self-identities. This Issue will seek to shed light on the critical roles of multilingualism in contemporary higher education, to understand the science and art behind multilingualism and how it helps reshape the notion and perception of multilingualism and higher education. The Issue will also include strategies to promote multilingualism and multiculturalism, perceptions of multilingualism and multiculturalism, multilingualism and career development, multilingualism and leadership, and. multilingualism and multiculturalism during COVID-19. The following content topics will shape, incorporate, and solidify these topic areas in the call for manuscripts and the content focus for this Special Issue. Submissions of research articles based on quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods are welcome.
In this Special Issue, original research articles and reviews are welcome. Research areas may include (but not limited to) the following:
- Attitudes and perceptions of multilingualism;
- Multilingualism and education policies;
- Multilingualism and multiculturalism;
- Cultural psychology;
- Multilingualism and academic achievements;
- Multilingualism and globalization;
- Multilingual and multicultural communication;
- Multilingual and multicultural development;
- Multilingual language acquisition and learning;
- Multilingualism and teacher education;
- Multilingualism and self-identities;
- Strategies to promote multilingualism and multiculturalism;
- Multilingualism and career development;
- Multilingualism and leadership;
- Multilingualism and multiculturalism during COVID-19.
We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Prof. Dr. Meihua Liu
Dr. Yining Zhang
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Education Sciences is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- higher education
- teacher education
- multilingual language acquisition and learning
- education policy
- career development
- multicultural communication