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ERIC Number: EJ786107
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 11
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 30
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1467-5986
Difference, Subjectivities and Power: (De)Colonizing Practices in Internationalizing the Curriculum
Joseph, Cynthia
Intercultural Education, v19 n1 p29-39 Feb 2008
This paper problematizes the discourse of internationalizing the curriculum using a critical framework of difference. The author draws on her transnational experiences as an international postgraduate researcher in an Australian university, an educator in Malaysia and her present experiences as an academic in an Australian university. The notions of difference, power and subjectivities are used to unpack the academic and pedagogical practices of internationalizing the curriculum. A politics of difference in internationalizing the curriculum entails interrogating the power dynamics in the privileging and marginalization of knowledge, skills and ways of being, knowing and doing. Transnational connectivity and reciprocal flows of individuals and knowledge are emphasized within such practices.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Malaysia