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Developing Intercultural Practice

Academic Development in a Multicultural and Globalizing World, 1st Edition

By David Killick

Routledge

234 pages | 9 B/W Illus.

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Description

Intercultural higher education has the potential to enable diverse students in diverse contexts to lead lives they have reason to value in a multicultural and globalizing world.

The internationalization of higher education has become a significant site of change, driven by, and contributing to, globalization. So much so that global higher education has the potential to increase collaboration or conflict across the borders of human diversity. As educators seek to better understand and develop the ways in which our universities provide appropriate learning, Developing Intercultural Practice brings perspectives from international education communities together to provide clear guidance on the effective enhancement of these dimensions of academic practice.

Exploring the emergence of the post-national university and situating academic development as critical practice, Developing Intercultural Practice considers how globally distributed, multicultural students and faculty, at home, overseas, and online, can develop reciprocal and collaborative learning. Chapters cover areas such as:

  • Internationalization, intercultural, and equitable practice
  • Academic development and internationalization
  • Deficit modelling and the value of diversity
  • Norms and rituals of academic cultures
  • Modelling intercultural academic development

Developing Intercultural Practice is essential reading for faculty developers, leaders in learning and teaching, and all academics concerned to ensure their practice is relevant to their students and the worlds into which they will graduate.

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Emerging Contexts of Practice Chapter 1: Internationalization, Intercultural Learning, and Academic Development Chapter 2: International Students and Global Graduates Chapter 3: Intercultural Educators and Global Academics Chapter 4: Intercultural Practice Section 2: Developing the Areas of Intercultural Practice Chapter 5: Aspects of Understanding for the Intercultural Academic Chapter 6: Aspects of Engagement for the Intercultural Academic Chapter 7: Aspects of Provision for the Intercultural Academic Chapter 8: Aspects of Being for the Intercultural Academic Section 3: Intercultural Academic Development for a Multicultural, Globalizing World Chapter 9: Intercultural Academic Development

About the Author

David Killick is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds a National Teaching Fellowship. His university roles have included being Head of International Programmes and Head of Academic Development.

About the Series

SEDA Series

Written by experienced and well-known practitioners and published in association with the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA), each book in the series contributes to the development of learning, teaching and training and assists in the professional development of staff. The books present new ideas for learning development and facilitate the exchange of information and good practice.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU015000
EDUCATION / Higher