Discipline-specific literature

See also The Higher Education Academy’s ‘Disciplinary Approaches’ resources.


Cobbin, P. E., & Lee, R. E. N. (2002). A micro-journal approach to internationalising the accounting curriculum. Journal of Studies in International Education, 6(1), 59-77. (Australia)

Evans, E., Tindale, J., Cable, D., & Hamil Mead, S. (2009). Collaborative teaching in a linguistically and culturally diverse higher education setting: A case study of a postgraduate accounting program. Higher Education Research & Development, 28(6), 597-613. (Australia)

Jackson, M., Watty, K., Yu, L., & Lowe, L. (2006). Final report to the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Assessing students unfamiliar with assessment practices in Australian universities. (Australia)

Lee, C., & Bisman, J. (2006). Curricula in introductory accounting: An international student focus. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Business, Leura, New South Wales. (Australia)

McGowan, S., & Potter, L. (2008). The implications of the Chinese learner for the internationalization of the curriculum: An Australian perspective. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 19(2), 181-198. (Australia)

Go to a summary of some of this Accounting literature.


Mitchell, B. S., Xu, Q., Jin, L., Patten, D., & Gouldsborough, I. (2009). A cross-cultural comparison of anatomy learning: Learning styles and strategies. Anatomical Sciences Education, 2(2), 49-60. (UK)

Asian Studies

Marinelli, M. (2007). A transnational approach to ReOrient Asian studies to global studies. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 27(2), 115-129. (USA)


Crosling, G., Edwards, R., & Schroder, B. (2008). Internationalizing the curriculum: The implementation experience in a faculty of business and economics. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 30(2), 107-121. (Australia)

Doherty, C. (2010). Doing business: Knowledges in the internationalised business lecture. Higher Education Research & Development, 29(3), 245-258. (Australia)

Walton, J., & Basciano, P. (2006). The internationalization of American business education: Are U.S. business students less ethnocentric? The Business Review, Cambridge, 5(1), 282-286. (USA)


Burnett, N. J., Gunderson, R. O., Haley, M. R., & McGee, M. K. (2008). Internationalization of the economics major: a “how to” with case studies. Journal of Economics and Economics Education Research, 9(2), 17-42.

Crosling, G., Edwards, R., & Schroder, B. (2008). Internationalizing the curriculum: The implementation experience in a faculty of business and economics. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 30(2), 107-121. (Australia)


Dell, C., & Wood, M. (2010). Internationalisation and the global dimension in the curriculum. Educationalfutures, 2(2), 56-72. (UK)

Ebbeck, M., & Russo, S. (2007). Internationalisation: Some implicatons for teaching early childhood research. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 32(2), 8-14. (Australia)


Downey, G. L., & Beddoes, K. (Eds.). (2011). What is global engineering for? The making of international educators: Morgan & Claypool. (2.14 MB)

Downey, G. L., Lucena, J. C., Moskal, B. M., Parkhurst, R., Bigley, T., Hays, C., . . . Nichols-Belo, A. (2006). The globally competent engineer: working effectively with people who define problems differently. Journal of Engineering Education, 95(2), 107-122.

In search of global engineering excellence: Educating the next generation of engineers for the global workplace. (2006). Hanover, Germany: Continental AG. (6.64 MB)

Jesiek, B., Sangam, D., Thompson, J., Chang, Y., & Evanglou, D. (2010). Global engineering attributes and attainment pathways: A study of student perceptions. Paper presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.

Widman, J., & Vanasupa, L. (2008). Work in progress – Attaining and measuring global competency for engineering graduates. Paper presented at the 38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY.


Bell, J., Callaghan, I., Demick, D., & Scharf, F. (2004). Internationalising entrepreneurship education. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 2(1/2), 109-124.


Solem, M., & Ray, W. (2005). Gauging disciplinary support for internationalization: A survey of Geographers: Association of American Geographers report to the American Council on Education. (USA)

Health sciences

Hanson, L. (2010). Global citizenship, global health, and the internationalization of curriculum. Journal of Studies in International Education, 14(1), 70-88. (Canada)


Frankel, N., Gaines, K., Gillis, J., Kennedy, D., Manning, P., Michel, S., . . . Stearns, P. N. (2005). Internationalizing student learning outcomes in history: A report to the American Council on Education. (USA)

Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism

Jordan, F. (2008). Internationalisation in hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism higher education: A call for further reflexivity in curriculum development. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education, 7(1), 99-103.(UK)

Information management

Chang, S. ( 2 008). Facilitating local-international student interaction and integration through curriculum development. Paper presented at the 19th ISANA International Education Association Conference Auckland, New Zealand. (Australia)


Chesterman, S. (2008). The globalisation of legal education. Singapore Journal of Legal Studies(1), 58-67. (USA) – SCROLL DOWN TO FIND THIS ARTICLE

Hutchinson, T. (2006). Educating the transnational lawyer: Globalisation and the effects on legal research skills training. Paper presented at the Australasian Law Teachers Assocation – ALTA Annual Conference, Victoria University, Melbourne. (Australia)

Triggs, G. ( 2 004). Internationalisation of the Australian law degree: International Legal Education and Training Committee, International Legal Services Advisory Council. (Australia)

Davies, I., & Shirley, M. (2007). Internationalising work-integrated learning for law students. Paper presented at the 15th World Conference on Cooperative Education (WACE), Singapore. (Australia)

Go to a summary of some of this Law literature.

Library and Information Science

Abdullahi, I., Kajberg, L., & Virkus, S. (2007). Internationalization of LIS education in Europe and North America. New Library World, 108(1/2), 7-24.

Kajberg, L. (2004). A survey of internationalisation activities in European library and information science schools. Journal of Studies in International Education, 8(4), 352-376.

Management information systems

Gregoriades, A., Pampaka, M., & Michail, H. (2009). Assessing students’ learning in MIS using concept mapping. Journal of Information Systems Education, 20(4), 419-430. (UK)


Applebaum, P., Friedler, L. M., Ortiz, C. E., & Wolff, E. F. (2008). Internationalizing the university mathematics curriculum. Journal of Studies in International Education, 13(3), 365-381. (USA)


Hanson, L (2010). Global citizenship, global health, and the internationalization of curriculum: A study of transformative potential. Journal of Studies in International Education, 14(1), 70-88. (Canada)

Harden, R.M. (2006). International medical education and future directions: A global perspective. Academic Medicine, 81(12 Suppl), S22-S29. (UK)

McNicoll, Y.R., Burney, S. & Luff, A.R. (2008). Enhancing faculty culture to meet student needs: Internationalising the curriculum. Paper presented at the Australian Universities Quality Forum: Quality & Standards in Higher Education: Making a Difference, Canberra. 68-74. (Australia)

Murdoch-Eaton, D., Redmond, A. & Bax, N. (2011). Training healthcare professionals for the future: Internationalism and effective inclusion of global health training. Medical Teacher, 33. 562-569. (UK)


Adatia-Sandstrom, S. (1998). Internationalisation in Swedish undergraduate nursing education: its interpretation and implementation in the context of nursing with tender loving care. PhD, Helsinki University, Helsinki.

Calvillo, E., Clark, L., Ballantyne, J. E., Pacquiao, D., Purnell, L. D., & Villarruel, A. M. (2009). Cultural competency in baccalaureate nursing education. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 20(2), 137-145. (USA)

Mill, J., Astle, B., Ogilvie, L., & Gastaldo, D. (2010). Linking global citizenship, undergraduate nursing education, and professional nursing: Curricular innovation in the 21st century. Advances in Nursing Science, 33(3), E1-E11. (Canada)

Parker, V., & McMillan, M. (2007). Challenges facing internationalisation of nursing practice, nurse education and nursing workforce in Australia. Contemporary Nurse, 24(2), 128-136. (Australia)

Svensson, L., & Wihlborg, M. (2007). Internationalisation in the Swedish nurse education from the perspective of teachers involved: An interview study. Higher Education, 53(3), 279-305. (Sweden)


Das, R. (2005). Internationalisation of the curriculum: Putting theory into practice in a physiotherapy program. Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 2(1), 25-35.


Peel, D., Frank, A., Amborski, D., Boyle, R., Fubini, A., Oc, T., . . . Watson, V. (2008). The internationalisation of planning education: Issues, perceptions and priorities for action. Town Planning Review, 79(1), 87-123.

Political Science

Ingebritsen, C., Cassell, M., Lamy, S., Burke Martin, P., & Mason, D. (2006). Internationalizing APSA: American Council on Education. (USA)


Bikos, L.,De Paul Chism, N., Forman, R., & King, D. (2013). Internationalizing theU.S. undergraduate psychology curriculum: A qualitative investigation offaculty perspectives. InternationalPerspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, 2(2),116-131. (USA)

Green, M.,& Schoenberg, R. (2006). Where faculty live: Internationalizing thedisciplines. American Council on Education. (USA)

Hurley, E., Gerstein, L., & Ægisdóttir, S. (2013). Examining internationalization in U.S. counseling psychology training programs. The Counseling Psychologist, 41(5),724-749. (USA)

Lutsky, N., Tomey-Purta, J., Velayo, R., Whittlesey, V., Woolf, L., & McCarthy, M. (2005). American Psychological Association working group on internationalizing the undergraduate psychology curriculum: report and recommended learning outcomes for internationalizing the undergraduate curriculum: American Pyschological Association Education Directorate. (USA)

Special issue: Globalization and the Teaching of Psychology. (2012).Psychology Learning & Teaching, 11(3). (US journal, but with international content)

Public relations

Fitch, K., & Surma, A. (2006). The challenges of international education: Developing a public relations unit for the Asian Region. Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 3(2), 104-113. (Australia)


Bell, M. (2008). Internationalising the Australian higher education curriculum through global learning. Paper presented at the HERDSA conference, Rotorua, New Zealand. (Australia)

Carter, L. (2008). Globalization and science education: The implications of Science in the new economy. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 45(5), 617-633. (Australia)

Social work

Special edition ‘Internationalisation in social policy and social work: Embedding in the curriculum’ of In Focus, newsletter of the Social Policy and Social Work Subject Centre, The Higher Education Academy, UK.


People behind the research

Betty Leask

Pro Vice Chancellor Teaching and Learning

La Trobe University

ALTC National Teaching Fellow: ‘Internationalisation of the Curriculum in Action’, awarded by the Australian Government 2010

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