Fox, Robert

Reforming Learning and Teaching in Asia-Pacific Universities

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Table of contents

Part I. New Contexts for Reforming Learning and Teaching

1. Globalised Processes and Their Influences on University Learning and Teaching in Advanced Knowledge Economies in the Asia-Pacific Region
Chi-hung Clarence Ng, Michiko Nakano, Robert Fox

Part II. Student Mobility and Meeting the Needs of New Student Groups

2. International Mobility of Students, Academics, Educational Programs, and Campuses in Asia
Futao Huang

3. Educational Diversification Strategies: Japanese Universities’ Efforts to Attract International Students
James P. Lassegard

4. Identity Re-construction in a New Habitus: An Investigation of the Language-Related Educational Experiences of Immigrant Mainland Chinese Students in a Multilingual University in Hong Kong
Mingyue (Michelle) Gu

5. Students’ Academic, Intercultural and Personal Development in Globalised Education Mobility
Ly T. Tran

6. Sustaining Learning Engagement in Distance Education: An Achievement Goal Perspective
Chi-hung Clarence Ng

Part III. New Technological Practices for Change

7. An Ecosystem Inspired Change Strategy to Rejuvenate Technical Support Service for Twenty-First Century Teacher Education
Nancy Law

8. MOOC Impact Beyond Innovation
Robert Fox

9. Interactivity, Values and the Microgenesis of Learning in a Tertiary Setting
Paul J. Thibault, Mark E. King

10. Capitalising on Internet and Computing Technologies for Improving Learning and Teaching: The Experience of Waseda University
Michiko Nakano

Part IV. English as an International Language for Communication

11. The Learning and Teaching of English as an International Language in Asia-Pacific Universities: Issues and Challenges
Andy Kirkpatrick

12. A Global Challenge: Overseas Immersion as an Effective Means to Enhancing English Proficiency?
Anita Y. K. Poon

13. Crafting an Intrinsically Motivating Course Environment for Language Learning: A Japanese Pedagogical Innovation
Chi-hung Clarence Ng

14. Improving English Language Learning Outcomes for International Students in Australian Universities: Some Critical Issues
Sophie Arkoudis, Lachlan Doughney

Part V. Challenges to Assessment and Quality Assurance

15. Reforming Assessment to Promote Learning: Critical Issues from a Global Perspective
Gordon Joughin, Clair Hughes

16. The Emergence and Development of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL): Implications for Assessment, Quality and Quality Assurance in Higher Education
Calvin D. Smith

17. The Development of Quality Assurance Practice in Japanese Universities
Michiko Nakano, Chi-hung Clarence Ng, Norifumi Ueda

18. Quality Assurance in Teacher Education: Implications for Promoting Student Learning
Katsuhiro Yamazumi

Keywords: Education, International and Comparative Education, Educational Policy and Politics, Higher Education

Publication year
Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects
Page amount
12 pages
Upbringing, Education
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