Researching International Pedagogies: Sustainable Practice for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education / Edition 1

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This book presents an edited selection of chapters compiled under the theme of 'new international pedagogies'. The objective is to document current pedagogical frameworks and practices in the teaching and learning context of international education. It showcases innovative teaching and learning methods, methodological frameworks and novel pedagogies that contribute to improving the effectiveness of teaching and learning in international settings and diverse student groups. The collection of seventeen chapters offers new debate on applied critical educational thought, innovation in teaching and learning, and culturally sensitive and inclusive curriculum practices across a broad disciplinary spectrum. Of central interest is the production of teaching and learning examples that provide evidence for implementing progress and advancement in the field. The book aims to stimulate further debate, research and application in the field of international pedagogies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402088575
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 10/22/2008
  • Edition description: 2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Researching International Pedagogies Meeri Hellsten Hellsten, Meeri Anna Reid Reid, Anna 1

Theme 1 Curriculum Innovation

1 Internationalisation, Globalisation and Curriculum Innovation Betty Leask Leask, Betty 9

2 Evaluating the Internationalised Curriculum Peter Petocz Petocz, Peter Anna Reid Reid, Anna 27

3 Close Encounters of the Cultural Kind Sheila Trahar Trahar, Sheila 45

Theme 2 Teaching and Learning Experiences

4 International Pedagogical Structures Michael Singh Singh, Michael Mona Shrestha Shrestha, Mona 65

5 Researching International Pedagogy and the Forming of New Academic Identities Meeri Hellsten Hellsten, Meeri 83

6 International Education as Intercultural Learning Hanne Tange Tange, Hanne 99

7 Study at Home After Study Abroad Jane Edwards Edwards, Jane 115

8 Exploring Fieldwork for Study Abroad Sojourners Maureen Bell Bell, Maureen 129

Theme 3 Language as a Medium of Cultural Exchange

9 Language and Learning in the Master of Accounting at Macquarie University Jen Tindale Jen, Tindale 147

10 Pedagogical Change and Its Evaluation Koenraad Kuiper Kuiper, Koenraad 163

11 Pedagogy as Dialogic Relationship Elizabeth Hirst Hirst, Elizabeth Raymond Brown Brown, Raymond 179

Theme 4 Information and Computer Technologies for Supporting International Pedagogies

12 Designing Learning Communities in the Twenty-First Century Ian Gibson Gibson, Ian 203

13 Online Close and Personal Tracey Bretag Bretag, Tracey John Hannon Hannon, John 221

14 Creating Conditions for Intercultural and International Learning and Teaching Astrid H. Gesche Gesche, Astrid H. Paul Makeham Makeham, Paul 241

15 Opening Students' Minds Juana M. Sancho Sancho, JuanaM. 259

16 Design of Dialogic Quality in e-Learning Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen Sorensen, Elsebeth Korsgaard 277

17 The Future of Research in International Pedagogies Anna Reid Reid, Anna Meeri Hellsten Hellsten, Meeri 295

Author Index 307

Subject Index 315

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