Impact of language on learning in Saudi Arabia’s health sciences schools

Authors

  • Thamir Al-khlaiwi Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Keywords:

Communication, language barrier, deep understanding, health sciences school

Abstract

Language of instructions and communication between faculty staff and students are the fundamentals of understanding of knowledge and skills in health sciences schools.  There is a consensus that language barrier is one of the major obstacles towards deep learning and innovation among health school students. Health Science students struggle especially during their first years to overcome the language barrier. There are several ways to overcome in order to deliver information to students in an easy, conceptual and understandable way

Published

2019-10-09

Issue

Section

Review Article