Practising applied linguistics and the change agenda

Authors

  • Srikant Sarangi Aalborg University
  • Tarja Nikula University of Jyväskylä
  • Anne Pitkänen-Huhta University of Jyväskylä

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jalpp.18894

Keywords:

forum discussion

Abstract

Forum Discussion

Author Biographies

Srikant Sarangi, Aalborg University

Srikant Sarangi is Professor in Humanities and Medicine and Director of the Danish Institute of Humanities and Medicine (DIHM) at Aalborg University, Denmark. He is also Emeritus Professor at Cardiff University; Adjunct Professor at NTNU (Norway); and between 2017-2020, Visiting Professor at University of Jyväskylä (Finland). In 2012, he was awarded the title of ‘Fellow’ by the Academy of Social Sciences, UK. His research interests are in institutional/professional discourse studies and applied linguistics. He is author and editor of 12 books, guest editor of 10 journal special issues and has published nearly 250 journal articles and book chapters. He is editor of Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice; Text & Talk; and Communication & Medicine. Address for correspondence: Department of Communication & Psychology, Aalborg University, Rendsburggade 14, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark. Email: [email protected]

Tarja Nikula, University of Jyväskylä

Tarja Nikula is Professor of Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She was director of RECLAS – Research Collegium for Language in Changing Society – between 2016-2020. Her research interests include integrated content and language learning (CLIL), disciplinary literacies, multilingual education, and the interplay between language education policies and practices. She has co-edited Conceptualizing Integration in CLIL and Multilingual Education (2016, Multilingual Matters) and Language Use and Language Learning in CLIL Classrooms (2010, John Benjamins). Address for correspondence: Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Jyväskylä, PO Box 35, 40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Email: [email protected]

Anne Pitkänen-Huhta, University of Jyväskylä

Anne Pitkänen-Huhta is Professor of English (language learning and teaching) at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. She is also the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Her research focuses on (foreign) language learning and teaching practices, on multilingual language education, and multiliteracies. Her research employs ethnographic, discourse analytic and visual methods. She has co-edited Literacy Practices in Transition: Perspectives from the Nordic Countries (2012, Multilingual Matters), Reconceptualizing Connections between Language, Literacy and Learning (2019, Springer) and a double special issue in Applied Linguistics Review: Visual Methods in Applied Language Studies (2018). Address for correspondence: Department of Language and Communication Studies, University of Jyväskylä, PO Box 35, 40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Email: [email protected]

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2021-11-11

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Sarangi, S., Nikula, T., & Pitkänen-Huhta, A. (2021). Practising applied linguistics and the change agenda. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice, 16(1), 109–133. https://doi.org/10.1558/jalpp.18894

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