International Education and Student Mobility: Curriculum Design and Delivery

By Jennifer Martin and How Kee Ling.

Published by The Global Studies Journal

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This paper explores issues for internationalising the curriculum through student mobility in tertiary education. Consideration is given to the institutional context and policies and procedures that support different levels of international engagement. Issues for the content and delivery of culturally sensitive curriculum are discussed, alongside appropriate assessment tasks and strategies. The experiences of mobility students from two universities, in Malaysia and Australia provide useful insights in how to develop teaching and learning practices that support international mobility engagement.

Keywords: Internationalising the Curriculum, Student Mobility Exchange, Teaching and Learning

Global Studies Journal, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.119-128. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 586.470KB).

Dr. Jennifer Martin

Associate Professor of Social Work, School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Dr. Jennifer Martin is the Director of the Student Mobility Program in the School of Global Studies, Social Science and Planning between RMIT University and the Universiti of Malaysia-Sarawak. Previous published work with Dr. Ling How Kee focuses on student mobility and psycho-social adjustment.

Dr. How Kee Ling

Associate Professor of Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences, Universiti Malaysia - Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

LING How Kee obtained her doctorate degree in Social Work and Social Policy from The University of Queensland, Australia. She was a social worker in the State Social Welfare Department, Sarawak, Malaysia for 13 years before joining academia in 1994. She has published papers and given seminars on Indigenous social work practice and education, cultural competency in social work practice both in Malaysia and internationally. She is the author of Indigenising Social Work: Research and Practice in Sarawak (Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: Strategic Information Research Development (SIRD). Her areas of interest include women’s issues, disabilities, ageing, and community development.


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