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International teaching and learning at universities : achieving equilibrium with local culture and pedagogy

Author: Gordon Slethaug; Jane Vinther
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"International Teaching and Learning at Universities investigates both the positive and the more problematic aspects of the internationalization of education. The flow of students to universities is no longer unidirectional from East to West but truly global with a diminishing difference between the two major educational centers. Slethaug and Vinther explain how liberal education, the movement of students across the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Slethaug; Jane Vinther
ISBN: 9781137475138 1137475137
OCLC Number: 887848043
Description: vi, 199 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Gordon E. Slethaug --
2. Examining Liberal Education, its Place and Importance in Transnational Education: How to Develop and Maintain Teacher and Learner Autonomy / Jane Vinther --
3. Introducing English-language Liberal Education in China / Chang Chenguang --
4. Transcultural Teaching and Learning: Possibilities for the Generation of New Ideas and Knowledge across Western and Chinese Knowledge Systems / Janette Ryan --
5. The Experiences of International Students in the Classroom and in the University / Tricia Coverdale-Jones --
6. Building Community through International Students' Holistic Assessments of Their Teaching and Learning Environment / Gordon E. Slethaug --
7. Personal Experience and Cultural Awareness as Resources in Teaching Intercultural Communication: A Hong Kong Case Study / Hans J. Ladegaard --
8. International Postgraduate Students' Perceptions and Experiences of Peer Assessment in a UK University: A Case Study / Meng Fan, Sue Robson, David Leat --
9. Conclusion: International Teaching and Learning at Universities: Achieving Equilibrium with Local Culture and Pedagogy / Gordon E. Slethaug.
Responsibility: edited by Gordon E. Slethaug and Jane Vinther.

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Slethaug and Vinther explain how liberal education, the movement of students across the globe, autonomy for students and teachers, and internationalization of education influence each other in  Read more...
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