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Law, Lisa; Hafiz, Muhammad; Kwong, Theresa; Wong, Eva – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2019
With advances in telecommunication technologies, many institutions are deploying various online learning platforms for curriculum designers to create opportunities for international contact and intercultural exchange for their students with less physical and time constraints. Thus, students' learning contents can be enriched with the integration…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness, Online Courses
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Hsueh, Chia-Ming – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2018
Internationalization in higher education has become increasingly relevant over the past two decades, not only in traditional areas like North America and Europe, but also in emerging regions such as Asia and the rest of the world. The expansion of the global higher education mobility is obvious, with over 4.6 million students seeking education…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Competition, Reputation, Foreign Students
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Wright, Katie; Buchanan, Emma – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
The development of "international mindedness" is an established aim of international education and has recently gained prominence in national school systems. Despite its increasing salience, it remains an ambiguous construct and an understudied aspect of schooling. It is implicated in globalized educational markets and attempts to…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Multicultural Education, International Education, Advanced Placement Programs
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Tobin, Joseph – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2014
Most qualitative studies in international education take place in a single site in a single nation. When studies are of more than one country, they most often use more quantitative than qualitative approaches. Beatrice and John Whiting conducted the most systematic of comparative cross-cultural studies of child rearing in their "Six…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Ethnography, Video Technology, International Education
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Wright, Beth – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2013
School choice policies, as neoliberal reforms, have often been analyzed using the very discourse embedded in neoliberal mentalities. By reviewing the way scholars have conceptualized school choice as a transnational phenomenon, this paper evaluates the extent to which scholarship has attempted to, or succeeded in, overcoming traditional,…
Descriptors: School Choice, Neoliberalism, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Menashy, Francine – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2013
The past decade has witnessed a notable shift in the international education policy environment, characterized by a rapid growth in private educational provision. In the context of a divisive debate on the role of the non-state sector in primary and secondary education, this paper grapples with the theoretical underpinnings of both advocacy and…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Privatization, International Education, Educational Policy
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Kushnarenko, Valentyna; Cojocari, Ludmila – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2012
Internationalization of higher education has become a priority for many universities in post-Soviet small states. Focusing on international communication networks, student mobility, or international curriculum development, universities invest human and financial resources to prepare graduates to meet global challenges. Globalization and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Wisler, Andria – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2010
As a springboard into her response inspired by Noah Sobe's article, this author offers two possibilities for what cosmopolitanisms can tell about comparative and international education research. First, from her perspective, rooted in justice and peace studies, she is intrigued by several authors' assessments of cosmopolitanism as a cognitive or…
Descriptors: Area Studies, International Education, Educational Research, Comparative Education
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Sobe, Noah W. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2009
This article proposes that for scholars in comparative and international education the study of "cosmpolitanisms" offers a productive avenue for thinking outside of the traditional paradigms of area studies and for understanding the new world-generating optics and multi-layered geographies that appear to be emerging with globalization.…
Descriptors: International Education, Global Approach, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Swing, Elizabeth Sherman – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
This article provides a brief history of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). The CIES, initially the Comparative Education Society (CES), evolved from annual conferences at New York University begun in 1954 by William W. Brickman. CES was founded at the close of a subsequent conference (April 27, 1956), with Brickman as…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education
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Manzon, Maria; Bray, Mark – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
The Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) has, throughout its 50 years of existence, exercised leadership in the field of comparative education. It was one of the five societies that founded the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) in 1970, an umbrella body that by 2006 brought together 35 national,…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Honor Societies, Agency Cooperation
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Steiner-Khamsi, Gita; deJong-Lambert, William – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
The authors contend that the impact of the Cold War on multilateral organizations (especially UNESCO) as well as on the academic programs in Comparative and International Education or Development Studies in Education has been largely understudied. Both world-systems (USA and its allies, Soviet Union and its allies) laid claim on the project of…
Descriptors: International Education, Comparative Education, Peace, Foreign Countries
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Vavrus, Frances; Bartlett, Lesley – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2006
This article enters into contemporary debates regarding methodology and training in comparative and international education by addressing epistemological questions about "what" can be known of the world and how it can be known through comparative research. We contend that debates over qualitative versus quantitative methods or area studies versus…
Descriptors: Area Studies, International Education, Methods, Case Studies