Internationalising the University: The Chinese Context by T. Coverdale-jonesInternationalising the University: The Chinese Context by T. Coverdale-jones

Internationalising the University: The Chinese Context

EditorT. Coverdale-jones, P. Rastall

Hardcover | December 11, 2008

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The contributors to Internationalising the University: the Chinese Context offer an in-depth understanding of the rapidly changing developments in the fields of institutional, social, management, curriculum and student concerns and changes.
TRICIA COVERDALE-JONES is Principal Lecturer and eLearning Coordinator, School of Languages and Area Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK. She has considerable experience of dealing with Chinese students on a daily basis in the UK Higher Education context. This is reinforced by an understanding of and profound interest in inter...
Title:Internationalising the University: The Chinese ContextFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:December 11, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230203515

ISBN - 13:9780230203518


Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Cooperation with Chinese Universities Issues and Trends--P.Rastall
Conceptions of Internationalisation and their Implications for Academic Engagement and Institutional Action: A Preliminary Case Study--Y.Turner&amp--S.Robson
Chinese Universities Motivations in Transnational Higher Education and their Implications for Higher Education Marketization--L.Zheng
The Internationalisation of Higher Education in China: The Case of One University--J.Wang
Global Connections Local Impacts: Trends and Developments for Internationalism and Cross Border Higher Education--D.Olcott Jr.
Using Policy Initiatives to Support Both Learning Enhancement and Language Enhancement at a Hong Kong University--C.Mcnaught&amp--A.Curtis
Cultivators, Cows and Computers:Chinese Learners Metaphors of Teachers--M.Cortazzi, L.Jin, &amp--W.Zhiru
The Dissonance Between Insider and Outsider Perspectives of the Chinese Problem: Implications for one of the UKs Largest Undergraduate Programmes--P.V.Smith&amp--X.Zhou
Decoding Students Value Orientations in Contemporary China--S.Yang
Overcoming Linguistic and Cultural Barriers to Integration: An Investigation of Two Models--S.Devlin&amp--N.Peacock
Building on Experience: Meeting the Needs of Chinese Students in British Higher Education--V.Edwards&amp--A.Ran
Chinese Learners and Interactive Learning--W.Littlewood
Afterword: Responses to Internationalisation in the UK and the International Context and a Survey on Responses to Intercultural Communication Teaching--T.Coverdale-Jones