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ERIC Number: EJ803537
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1028-3153
Research on Internationalisation in Higher Education
Kehm, Barbara M.; Teichler, Ulrich
Journal of Studies in International Education, v11 n3-4 p260-273 2007
This contribution provides an overview of the developments of research undertaken since the mid-1990s on international higher education. The general state of research is characterised by an increase of theoretically and methodologically ambitious studies without a dominant disciplinary, conceptual, or methodological "home." The main topics of research on internationalisation in higher education reach from mobility, mutual influence of higher education systems, and internationalisation of the substance of teaching and learning to institutional strategies, knowledge transfer, cooperation and competition, and national and supranational policies. The modes of inquiry are varied but have not changed much over time. A brief localisation of the role of the Journal of Studies in International Education in the context of research about internationalisation in higher education is followed by conclusions emphasising a certain amount of continuity but also a broadening of the field with an increasing number of ambitious studies. The contribution closes with a few proposals for future research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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