Conclusion: International Teaching and Learning at Universities—Achieving Equilibrium with Local Culture and Pedagogy



As Vinther, Chang, and Coverdale-Jones indicate in this volume, international teaching and learning at universities is not something that merely began in the late twentieth century but one that, in some respects, originated at least two centuries ago. Granted, the twenty-first century is the primary focus at this moment, when at least ten million university students participate in some form of international education in the East and the West, either because they go abroad to study or because programs and branch campuses come to them from abroad. In addition, many, many millions more are affected by the presence of these international students and activities on campuses.


International Student Liberal Education Student Mobility Asian Context Intercultural Communication 
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