The forces of globalisation reach into all spheres of social life, including education. In this module you can expect to analyse internationalisation in education as a consequence of globalisation. You will consider how globalisation in its various dimensions is affecting education, and how education is contributing to globalisation and internationalisation. You will explore how institutions' structures and operations as well as their teaching and learning processes are changing as a consequence of internationalisation.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Explore the impact of globalisation in different educational contexts and examine the variety of institutional and sectoral responses.
- Analyse the variety of curriculum internationalisation approaches appropriate to diverse educational contexts.
- Examine and evaluate the variety of classroom based strategies for integrating an international dimension into the teaching learning processes.
- Evaluate the complexity of teaching and learning in increasingly culturally diverse educational environments.
- Demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the global context of education.
- Meanings of globalisation - impact on knowledge and the development of a well-educated workforce;
- Meanings and examples of internationalisation;
- Approaches to curriculum internationalisation - global competency models, global learning activities which promote cultural pluralism;
- Critical analysis of approaches to curriculum internationalisation.
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Participation in seminar groups
Group and class discussion
Posing and responding to questions
Suggested additional research
Typically, this module is taught through 11sessions of two hours plus 1 week of group tutorials
|Total study time||150|
Resources & Reading list
Thompson, W.R., & Reuveny, R. (2010). Limits to globalization: North-South divergence.. London: Routledge.
Martens, K., Rusconi, A. and Leuze, K (2007). New arenas of education governance: the impact of international organizations and markets.. Palgrave Macmillan.
Copeland, P., & Papadimitriou, D. (2012). The EU's Lisbon Strategy: Evaluating Success, Understanding Failure. Palgrave Macmillan.
Zolo, D. (2007). Globalisation: an overview. Colchester: CCPR Press.
Dale, R. and Robertson, S. (2009). Globalisation and Europeanisation in education. Oxford: Symposium Books.
Guruz, K. (2011). Higher Education and International Student Mobility in the Global Knowledge Economy: Revised and Updated Second Edition. SUNY Press.
Basset, Roberta y Maldonado-Maldonado, Alma (2009). International Organizations and Higher Education Policy: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally?. London, New York: Routledge Taylor and Francis.
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
An internal repeat is where you take all of your modules again, including any you passed. An external repeat is where you only re-take the modules you failed.
Repeat type: Internal & External