This book introduces intellectual and pedagogical problems in the case method of teaching international affairs. A growing international and interdisciplinary community of university and secondary schoolteachers and trainers of policy officials are introducing interactive learning methods for the classroom. This book offers lessons for them and provides new materials suitable for the classroom. Growing interest in interactive learning.
Preface -- 1 Active Learning in Different Environments: The Influence of Culture in the Class, Karen A. Mingst -- Part One -- Case Teaching in Non-American Contexts -- 2 Case Teaching in "Internationalized" Japan /Katsuhiko Mori -- 3 Case Teaching in China: Breaching the Great Wall /Eric Hyer -- 4 Case Teaching in "Asian" Australia /Kate Manzo -- 5 Reviewing European Perspective Cases /Richard Grant -- 6 Asian and Pacific Perspective Cases /Jerry Pitzl -- 7 Global Perspectives /Vicki L. Golich -- 8 Lessons Learned /Karen A. Mingst -- Part Two -- Non-American Based Cases -- 9 New Regionalism or Asian Ambiguity? Japan and the 1995 APEC Action Agenda /Katsuhiko Mori -- 10 Enter the Dragon: China Decides to Intervene in the Korean War /Eric Hyer -- 11 Laws of the Land: The Mabo Case and Native Title in Australia /Kate Manzo -- 12 From Blair House to the Farmhouse: Negotiating Agriculture Trade in the European Union /Richard Grant -- 13 Mischief on Mischief Reef: Chinese Adventures in the Spratly Islands /Jerry Pitzl -- 14 Power, Debt, and the Environment /Vicki L. Golich and Terry Forrest Young -- About the Editors and Contributors -- Index -- About the Book.