Internationalising Higher Education by Elspeth JonesInternationalising Higher Education by Elspeth Jones

Internationalising Higher Education

EditorElspeth Jones, Sally Brown

Paperback | June 18, 2007

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With increasing numbers of international students, this book explores how best to broaden the approaches to learning and teaching in the higher/further education environment. Rather than seeing internationalization as a problem to be addressed, this text embraces the opportunities for the enrichment of the learning environment through a values-driven approach to internationalization.

Taking a positive and practical approach to internationalizing higher education, the book considers a range of questions about how to bring in global perspectives to the learning environment and education provision. Packed with case studies and vignettes from around the globe, the book proposes that the international student lies at the heart of the university as a source of cultural capital and intentional diversity, enriching the learning experience, enhancing staff experience and building a more powerful learning community.

Elspeth Jones is International Dean at Leeds Metropolitan University. She has extensive experience of learning, assessment and cross-cultural issues for students and teachers from many nationalities and backgrounds. Sally Brown is Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Assessment, Learning and Teaching) and Professor of Higher Education Diversity in Tea...
Title:Internationalising Higher EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.7 inPublished:June 18, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415419905

ISBN - 13:9780415419901

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Values, Valuing and Value in an Internationalised Higher Education Context Part 1: Perspectives on Policy and Institutional Cultures  2. Uneasy Global Ethics and the University  3. International Reflections and Culture Change  4. Globalisation and Sustainability: Global Perspectives and Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education Part 2: Perspectives on Assessment, Learning, Teaching and Student Support  5. Assessment and International Students: Helping Clarify Puzzling Processes  6. Support and Guidance for Learning from an International Perspective  7. International Teachers and International Learning  8. Using a Quality Enhancement Audit Approach to Review Provision for International Students: A Case Study Part 3: Perspectives on Curriculum Enhancement9. Internationalisation of the Curriculum  10. Internationalisation and Employability  11. Internationalisation and Engagement with the Wider Community  12. Taking Stock: An Appraisal of the Literature on Internationalising HE Learning  Part 4: European Perspectives  13. Approaches to Services for International Students  14. European and European Union Dimensions to Mobility Part 5: Conclusions 15. Contextualising International Higher Education