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Teaching Mathematics and Science in English at a University in Indonesia

Lecturers’ and Students’ Attitudes to the Initiative
  • Soni Mirizon
  • Ben Wadham
  • David D. Curtis
Part of the Higher Education Horizons book series (HEHO)

Abstract

Indonesia is a multicultural country consisting of approximately 300 ethnic groups and a multilingual society having as many as 700 local languages. However, this diverse country shares one national language, Bahasa Indonesia, which functions as the lingua franca. Accordingly, Bahasa Indonesia has been used as the language of instruction at all levels of education across the nation since its independence from the Dutch in 1945

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soni Mirizon
    • 1
  • Ben Wadham
    • 2
  • David D. Curtis
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Teacher Training and EducationSriwijaya UniversityIndonesia
  2. 2.School of EducationFlinders UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.School of EducationFlinders UniversityAustralia

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