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.

Internationalization of Curriculum: A Critical Perspective

Internationalization of Curriculum: A Critical Perspective

Internationalization of curriculum: A critical perspective

The idea of ‘internationalization of curriculum’ has become something of a slogan within the modern corporatized universities. One does not have to look far to find it in the mission statements of most leading universities, from Austria to Australia, from the United States to the United Arab Emirates. It is not enough, suggests a university in the United Kingdom, to expand the number of international students, it is now necessary to renovate the curriculum, making it more responsive to the compelling requirements of globalization. A global university, trumpets a Universitas 21 document, must now be characterized by its international content, its engagement with the global circuits of knowledge and communication. A university in the ...

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