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ERIC Number: EJ847337
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0271-0633
Internationalizing Curriculum: A New Kind of Education?
Vainio-Mattila, Arja
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n118 p95-103 Sum 2009
In this article, the author examines some of the shifts that are informing faculty's understanding of what "internationalizing curriculum" might mean for the small undergraduate liberal arts college at which she teaches in London, Ontario. The author starts by describing an initiative that was developed to allow students studying a profoundly "international" curriculum to learn outside the classroom, locally. She then attempts to explain how internationalizing the curriculum is viewed generally in higher education in Canada today. Finally, the author demonstrates how important it is for the discussion on internationalizing curriculum to become more connected to pedagogical debates. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada