Culture, Transnational Education and Thinking: Case studies by Niranjan Casinader

By Niranjan Casinader

The concept of considering abilities as a key element of a twenty first century university schooling is now firmly entrenched in academic coverage and curriculum frameworks in lots of components of the area. besides the fact that, there was quite little wondering of the way within which academic globalisation has facilitated this diffusion of pondering abilities, curriculum and pedagogy in a cultural context. This publication can help to redress such an imbalance in its serious evaluation of the cross-cultural validity of transplanting considering talents courses from one academic method to a different on a world scale.

Culture, Transnational schooling and Thinking offers a global comparative learn of the intersection of 3 academic strategies: tradition, schooling and pondering. Drawing on case experiences from Malaysia, South Africa and Australia/USA for the needs of comparative research, the e-book employs the context of a world university application within the educating of considering talents, destiny challenge fixing application foreign. The publication explores the institutions among destiny challenge fixing educators, their cultural heritage, and their techniques to considering, comparing the relevance of shifting considering talents courses derived in a single cultural framework into one other. The e-book additionally discusses the broader implications of those cross-cultural comparisons to curriculum and pedagogy inside of faculties and better schooling, with a specific emphasis at the instructing of multicultural school-based sessions and cross-cultural understandings in instructor schooling improvement.

This ebook can be of relevance to teachers and better schooling scholars who've an curiosity within the fields of cross-cultural and intercultural realizing, comparative reports in schooling, and theories and practices of cognition, in addition to the improvement of tertiary and secondary curricula and linked pedagogies that particularly recognize the cultural diversities of either instructor and learner.

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