Oct-Nov 2008

The Global University

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The internationalization of higher education: Are we on the right track

By Jane Knight

Headlines from recent higher education newspapers paint a colourful picture of some new developments in internationalization—“Ten universities in the United Kingdom, Ireland, […]

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Ethics and the training of international medical graduates

By Ross Upshur

Consider the following headlines—“Ontario continues to open more doors for internationally trained doctors,” “Recruiting African health workers: A crime”, “4 million Canadians […]

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Cross-cultural Challenges in Teaching International Graduate Students

By Fengying Xu

Globalization has embraced the university, as it has sectors, owing largely to easy travel and a digital infrastructure that provides information instantly. […]

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Digitizing and the meaning of knowledge

By Jean-Claude Guédon

Back to Origen, the codex and the Hexapla A recent book by Anthony Grafton and Megan Williams provides an interesting, if somewhat […]

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Distributed Workplaces and e-Academics: What’s happening?

By Heather Kanuka and Terry Anderson

Over the last two decades we have witnessed dramatic changes in the nature of information and communication technologies and their application in […]

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Internationalization and a mob from Manitoba

By Steve Penfold

By now, it seems pretty clear that the staff at Academic Matters hate me. On the surface, they seem like a friendly […]

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Going Global

By Mark Rosenfeld

During the past decade, cross-border (or offshore) initiatives of Canadian universities have expanded, accompanied by more internationalization of our campuses. Degree and […]

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