Publication details [#55404]

Andersson, Ingrid and Joseph Rusanganwa. 2011. Language and space in a multilingual undergraduate physics classroom in Rwanda. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 14 (6) : 751–764.
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Article in journal
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Language as a subject
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This study discusses how a teacher in a Rwandese multilingual undergraduate physics classroom uses code-switching practices, involving English, french and Kinyarwanda, to assign different classroom spaces to these different languages, as a strategy to shun misconceptions and admit more unprejudiced learning options.