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Price, Fiona – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2013
This paper examines the way Higher Education (HE) students use metaphors to make tangible the lived and living experience of learning. The article provides a contemporary development of the ethnographic paradigm by offering a new model termed "proximal ethnography" to capture the sense of inside-out-inside research, of being what one has…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Higher Education, Figurative Language, College Students
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Ryan, Janette – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2011
Discourses of internationalisation in higher education often neglect one of the most effective sources of intercultural knowledge and understanding; the international students who increasingly inhabit university campuses around the world. International education is now big business in Anglophone universities such as in the UK and Australia, with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Intercultural Programs, Cultural Awareness
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Humfrey, Christine – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2011
Internationalisation is a key element in the evolving role and function of the UK higher education (HE) sector. Its perceived benefits are promoted widely and sought assiduously. It has come to be believed by many practitioners that internationalisation and the quest for quality and status in HE are synonymous. In the current phase of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Global Approach
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Magyar, Anna; Robinson-Pant, Anna – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2011
The current internationalisation agenda in UK higher education (HE) is still seen as most relevant to those university departments involved in international student recruitment and support. This approach has been influenced by the dominant "deficit" discourses from earlier decades, which emphasise the need for international students to…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, Educational Research