Language Centre

Ongoing development work

Present departmental action research and development work focusses on the following:

  • Supporting the university’s internationalization through development of a modularized student and staff programmes
  • Development of flexible teaching and learning methods.
  • Survey of existing course and learning outcome descriptions and assessment forms in relation to new needs.

This is done by cross-language action research groups to work on each aim:
  • KVT group to develop study modules for internationalization and multilingual development of intercultural competence. (funding from the Education Council of the university)
  • Accuracy, fluency and grammar group’s work continues.
  • Assessment of oral communication skills.
  • English teachers to develop academic writing modules.
  • Restructuring of English courses for business and economics students.


Street address:
Seminaarinmäki Campus,
Oppio building

Office hours: Mon-Fri 8-16


Postal address:
University Language Centre
P.O.Box 35
40014 University of Jyväskylä

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