Bridging transcultural divides : Asian languages and cultures in global highter education /

This volume presents the diverse approaches and achievements of scholars of Asian cultures and languages in today's global academy. Recent vast increases in student numbers and ethnic diversity have created pressing challenges for a higher education which engages with contemporary concerns for...

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Corporate Author: University of Adelaide Press.
Other Authors: Song, Xianlin., Cadman, Kate.
Format: eBook
Published: Adelaide, S. Aust. : University of Adelaide Press, ©2012.
Online Access:Available via JSTOR
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I.
  • Another pedagogy is possible
  • Embracing the transcultural in higher education: An epistemological perspective /
  • Kate Cadman and Xianlin Song
  • Part II.
  • Re-locating teaching and learning
  • What are the implications for learning in Australian universities if and when the centre of the world shifts towards Asia? /
  • Mobo Gao
  • (Post) Modern times: Transcultural exchange and the circumstances of postgraduate social science research /
  • Greg McCarthy
  • Part III.
  • Transforming curriculum in Asian language teaching
  • Teaching Asian languages from an intercultural perspective: Building bridges for and with students of Indonesian /
  • Anthony J Liddicoat and Michelle Kohler
  • A Study Skills Action Plan: Integrating self-regulated learning in a diverse higher education context /
  • Kayoko Enomoto
  • The challenge of motivation: Teaching Japanese Kanji characters to students from diverse language backgrounds /
  • Naomi Aoki
  • Personal growth through intercultural communication: Engaging native speakers and reflective learning in Japanese language curriculum /
  • Akiko Tomita
  • Part IV.
  • Capitalising on Asian social and cultural studies in contexts of diversity
  • Increasing cultural flexibility: A psychological perspective on the purpose of intercultural education /
  • Delia Lin
  • Reflections of a 'Korean' teaching about Japan in a globalising Australia /
  • Sejin Pak
  • 1Critiquing critical thinking: Asia's contribution towards sociological conceptualisation /
  • Shoko Yoneyama
  • Part V.
  • Bridging learning gaps
  • Chinese culture and plagiarism: A convenient cause for an inconvenient issue in the academy /
  • Ming Hwa Ting
  • Education with(out) distinction: Beyond graduate attributes for Chinese international students /
  • Xianlin Song and Kate Cadman.