Book 2014

Academic Migration, Discipline Knowledge and Pedagogical Practice

Voices from the Asia-Pacific

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ISBN: 978-981-4451-87-1 (Print) 978-981-4451-88-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

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    Pages 1-9

    Introduction: Where is the Narrative around Academic Migration?

  3. Migration of Ideas, Conceptual Understanding and Pedagogical Enrichment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-25

      Cultural Transfer in University Teaching: Academic Migrant Perspectives from Aotearoa/New Zealand

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      Pages 27-38

      Global Scholars as Ambassadors of Knowledge

  4. Indigenous Pedagogies: Bridging Worldviews

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 39-39

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      Pages 41-51

      Negotiating Worldviews: Indigenous Place in Academic Space

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      Pages 53-62

      Towards Cultural Democracy in University Teaching and Research with Special Reference to the Pacific Island Region

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      Pages 63-76

      At the Faultline of Disciplinary Boundaries: Emigrating from Physics to Māori Studies

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      Pages 77-89

      E Like Me ka he’e/Swimming Like the Squid: An Account of an Indigenous Art/Design Educator in a Global Context

  5. Changing Academic Identities: Reshaping Pedagogies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Pages 93-104

      Teaching Across the Eye: Insecurity, Individuality, and Intellectual Values in Global Higher Education Practice

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      Pages 105-118

      Traversing the Academic Terrain Across the Continents: A Reflective Account of My Journey and Transformation

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      Pages 119-129

      Cultural Positionings and Knowledge Production: Moving Within and Between Malaysia and Australia

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      Pages 131-142

      Embarking upon a New Academic Culture: Implications for Identity and Educational Practice

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      Pages 143-157

      Harnessing International Experience to Improve International Student Employability

  6. Teaching Practice and the Academic Diaspora

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 159-159

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      Pages 161-175

      Academic Migration and Reshaping of Pedagogy and Epistemology: An Insider-Outsider Perspective

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      Pages 177-192

      Chinese Cultural Heritage: Influences on University Learning and Teaching

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      Pages 193-210

      Cross-Cultural Academic Experience in Medical Education: Enrichment of Teaching Through Confucian, French and American Influences

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 211-218