Discussions of practical interventions

Bell, M. (2008). Internationalising the Australian higher education curriculum through global learning. Paper presented at the HERDSA conference, Rotorua, New Zealand. … The key pedagogy discussed is cross-institutional international discussion using videoconference. (Australia)

Briguglio, C. (2006). Empowering students by developing their intercultural communication competence: A two-way process. Paper presented at the 17th ISANA International Conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney. … describes a workshop that was implemented with a group of undergraduate students … to assist them in working successfully in multinational student teams. (Australia)

Chang, S. (2008). Facilitating local-international student interaction and integration through curriculum development. Paper presented at the 19th ISANA International Education Association Conference Auckland, New Zealand. … key issues in curiculum development, including … aims and objectives; assessment structure … (Australia)

Deakins, E. (2009). Helping students value cultural diversity through research-based teaching. Higher Education Research and Development, 28(2), 209-226. … a research-based teaching approach is effective for motivating university students to value cultural diversity [students are guided through designing a piece of social research] (New Zealand)

Dell, C., & Wood, M. (2010). Internationalisation and the global dimension in the curriculum. Educationalfutures, 2(2), 56-72. … rather than focusing solely on how we ‘internationalise’, we would achieve more with an approach that embeds internationalisation within the broader content of global perspectives and global citizenship. … Practical examples of activities to introduce the global dimension into the curriculum … (UK)

Eisenchlas, S. A., & Trevaskes, S. (2003). Teaching intercultural communication in the university setting: An Australian perspective. Intercultural Education, 14(4), 397-408. (Australia)

Leask, B. (2004). Internationalisation outcomes for all students using information and communication technologies (ICT’s). Journal of Studies in International Education, 8(4), 336-351. (Australia)

Leask, B. (2009). Using formal and informal curricula to improve interactions between home and international students. Journal of Studies in International Education, 13(2), 205-221. … describes two interventions within the informal curriculum, a mentoring scheme and peer-assisted study (PASS) sessions [and] the strategies incorporated into these to encourage intercultural interaction … (Australia)


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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EDITOR IN CHIEF: Journal of Studies in International Education
HONORARY VISITING FELLOW: Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI) Università Cattolica del Sacre Cuore, Milan
WINNER: IEAA 2015 Excellence Award for Distinguished Contribution to International Education
WINNER: EAIE 2016 Tony Adams Award for Excellence in Research