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Trahar, Sheila – European Education, 2017
Experiences as a Work Package leader on a European Union project on internationalization of higher education in Israel motivated the author to use her research on internationalization and university teaching experiences in various countries to facilitate the Israeli partners to interrogate their pedagogical practices. Supported to engage in a…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Social Justice, Teaching Experience
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Trahar, Sheila – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2015
Transnational higher education is the term that is most commonly used to describe programmes that allow students to obtain a degree from an overseas university in their local context. Such programmes are often marketed on their similarity with those offered at home by the overseas university. Perhaps as a consequence, the related literature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Educational Exchange, Delivery Systems
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Trahar, Sheila – European Educational Research Journal, 2013
In this article, the author describes how the methodological approach of autoethnography enabled her to interrogate the philosophical underpinnings of the learning and teaching practices that she espoused as a university academic. This critical questioning was provoked through her interactions with postgraduate students from a range of contexts…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Philosophy
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Trahar, Sheila; Hyland, Fiona – Higher Education Research and Development, 2011
This article is based on a focus group study of staff and students in UK higher education institutions, where "internationalisation" was the topic for debate. The perspectives of academics and students at five UK universities were examined to determine how they perceived their own culturally mediated approaches to learning. Evidence for…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries