McBride, Dawn Lorraine

Learning and Teaching Across Cultures in Higher Education

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Learning and Teaching Across Cultures in Higher Education
David Palfreyman

Part 1. Issues

2. Cross-cultural Differences in Learning and Education: Stereotypes, Myths and Realities
Gerhard Apfelthaler, Katrin Hansen, Stephan Keuchel, Christa Mueller, Martin Neubauer, Siow Heng Ong, Nirundon Tapachai

3. Teaching Business Studies to Far East Students in the UK
Irene C. L. Ng

4. Cultural Learning in the Absence of Culture? A Study of How Students Learn Foreign Language and Culture in a Tertiary Classroom
Natalia Yevgenyevna Collings

5. Perception of ‘Self’ and ‘Other’: Social Boundaries that Influence Teaching and Learning in Increasingly Diverse US Classrooms
Silvina Ituarte, Garth Davies

6. Intercultural Postgraduate Supervision: Ethnographic Journeys of Identity and Power
Catherine Manathunga

7. Mobile Students, Flexible Identities and Liquid Modernity: Disrupting Western Teachers’ Assumptions of ‘The Asian Learner’
Catherine Doherty, Parlo Singh

8. Cross-cultural Engagement in Higher Education Classrooms: a Critical View of Dialogue
Alison Jones, Kuni Jenkins

Part 2. Practice

9. One Size Fits All? Faculty Professional Development Workshops in a Multicultural Context
Lois Smith

10. Intercultural Competence: Examples of Internationalizing the Curriculum through Students’ Interactions
Susana Eisenchlas, Susan Trevaskes

11. Afrikaners and Arabs: Negotiating Course Delivery in a Blended Learning Context
Johannes C. Cronjé

12. Assessing Intercultural Dialogue: the German ‘Wald’ and the Canadian ‘Forest’
Ulf Schuetze

13. Virtual Internships for International Cooperation: Experiences of Learning, Teaching and Networking
Regitze Kristensen, Eija Källström, Julie Ann Svenkerud

14. Teaching Bioinformatics: Using Storytelling to Negotiate Cultural Divisions in the Sciences
Niall Palfreyman

Keywords: Education, Language Education, Linguistics, general, Higher Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, Educational Psychology, Language Teaching

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