eBook The SAGE Handbook of International Higher Education, 1st Edition

  • ISBN-10: 1452262020
  • ISBN-13: 9781452262024
  • DDC: 378
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 552 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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International Education as we have known it has evolved from a fragmented approach on study abroad and international students into a strategic and comprehensive internationalization concept that affects all aspects of higher education. The SAGE Handbook of International Higher Education serves as a guide to internationalization of higher education and offers new strategies for its further development and expansion in the years to come. With a decidedly global approach, this groundbreaking volume brings together leading experts from around the world to illustrate the increasing importance of internationalization. It also encompasses the diversity and breadth of internationalization of higher education in all its thematic facets and regional impacts. The handbook comprises five sections, covering key areas: internationalization of higher education in a conceptual and historic context; different thematic approaches to internationalization; internationalization of the curriculum, teaching and learning process, and intercultural competencies; the abroad dimension of internationalization and the mobility of students, scholars, institutions, and projects; and a concluding section on regional trends in international education and direction for the future of internationalization in the 21st century.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Acknowledgments and Dedication.
1: Contextual, Conceptual, and Historical Frameworks.
2: Internationalization Within the Higher Education Context.
3: Concepts, Rationales, and Interpretive Frameworks in the Internationalization of Higher Education.
4: The History of Internationalization of Higher Education.
5: Comprehensive and Strategic Internationalization of U.S. Higher Education.
6: Europe's Bologna Process and Its Impact on Global Higher Education.
7: An Overview and Analysis of International Education Research, Training, and Resources.
8: Strategic Dimensions in International Higher Education.
9: Leadership in International Higher Education.
10: Institutional Strategies and International Programs: Learning from Experiences of Change.
11: Collaborating on the Future: Strategic Partnerships and Linkages.
12: Outcomes Assessment in the Internationalization of Higher Education.
13: Employer Perspectives on International Education.
14: International Student Security.
15: Legal, Health, and Safety Issues: Crisis Management and Student Services in International Higher Education.
16: Internationalization at Home.
17: Internationalization of the Curriculum.
18: Leveraging Technology and the International Classroom for Cross-Cultural Learning.
19: Intercultural Competence: An Emerging Focus in International Higher Education.
20: Globalism and Interculturalism: Where Global and Local Meet.
21: Internationalization Abroad.
22: Cross-Border Delivery: Projects, Programs, and Providers.
23: International Joint, Double, and Consecutive Degree Programs: New Developments, Issues, and Challenges.
24: Transnational Research and Development Partnerships in Higher Education: Global Perspectives.
25: Global Student Mobility.
26: International Student Recruitment in Australia and the United States: Approaches and Attitudes.
27: Designer Immigrants? International Students and Two-Step Migration.
28: The Future of International Higher Education.
29: The Internationalization of Higher Education: Future Prospects.
30: Bridges to the Future: The Global Landscape of International Higher Education.
List of Acronyms.
About the Editors.
About the Authors.