Enhancing Quality in Transnational Higher Education

Enhancing Quality in Transnational Higher Education : Experiences of Teaching and Learning in Australian Offshore Programs

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Enhancing Quality in Transnational Higher Education explores issues in the provision of quality teaching and learning in university programs delivered 'offshore'. A collection of case studies provides insights into the 'lived experiences' of teachers and learners engaged in Australian transnational education across a broad range of universities, locations, programs and models of delivery.show more

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  • Hardback | 162 pages
  • 156 x 230 x 18mm | 421.84g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 073916791X
  • 9780739167915
  • 1,750,490

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For any academic, researcher, policy maker or school leader wanting to acquire deep knowledge from a critical perspective about Australian transnational education in the Asia-Pacific region, this is the book to read. It shows the importance of context in understanding and interpreting quality education. It provides valuable insights to universities contemplating a foray into this business. -- Pak Tee Ng, National Institute of Education, Singaporeshow more

About Anne Chapman

Anne Chapman is Winthrop Professor of Education and Director of Transnational Programs in the Graduate School of Education at The University of Western Australia. David Pyvis is an adjunct associate professor in the School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts at Curtin University, Australia.show more

Table of contents

Introduction Part I. Experiences of Students Engaged in Transnational Education Chapter 1: Culture Shock for the Offshore Learner: A Case Study in Singapore Chapter 2: Dilemmas in Forming Student Identity in the Transnational Context: A Case Study in Hong Kong Chapter 3: Why University Students Choose Transnational Education: A Case Study in Malaysia Chapter 4: Quality, Identity and Practice in Offshore University Programs: Issues in the Internationalization of Australian Higher Education Part II. Experiences of Academics Engaged in Transnational Education Chapter 5: Structuring a Cross-border Partnership to Deliver Quality Teaching and Learning: The Case of a Branch Campus in Malaysia (I) Chapter 6: Quality Challenges for Transnational Higher Education: The Case of a Branch Campus in Malaysia (II) Chapter 7: Capacity Building and Academic Professionalism: The Case of a Moderated Program in Malaysia Chapter 8: Constructs of Quality in Cross-border Higher Education Delivery: The Case of a 'Double-Badged' Program in Chinashow more