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This Handbook analyzes the origins, contributions, and interpretations of international education. The authors identify approaches to research that will enhance our knowledge and understanding of the field, and extend and even redraw it, on the basis of the research evidence presented. Key features includes a historical overview of the ways in which the term "international education" has been interpreted; the theoretical interpretation of international education in its current context; international education in practice: exploration of the issues in terms of students, curricula, pedagogies, and organizing formal institutions; and conceptual challenges for international education in the future.

The Future of E-Learning in International Education: Issues, Challenges and Lessons from the past Two Decades
The future of e-learning in international education: Issues, challenges and lessons from the past two decades

From developments in mass transportation through to the use of the World Wide Web for distance education, technology continues to play a significant role in shaping international education by extending the possibility for teaching and learning and the exchange of people and ideas across geographic and cultural borders. The rate of technological development and diffusion has been so intense during the past 30 years that it is difficult to forecast the future impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) on international education.

In the so-called ‘age of the Black Berry’, there are numerous innovative uses ...

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