Redefining Academic Mobility: From the Pursuit of Scholarship to the Pursuit of Revenue
It has become increasingly difficult to define exactly what is meant by mobility. Today, there are many different modes of (and motivations for) academic mobility—at the institutional and/or individual level. There is little doubt of the value of integrating institutions and individual students into a larger international community of scholarship or the benefits of exposing students to other cultures and environments. Still, many practical challenges related to these crucially important objectives remain. Certainly international experience must be made accessible to even more individuals. What remains to be seen is if, with the rapid expansion of options and the growing diversity of services and providers, the integrity of the academic enterprise can be protected.
KeywordsInternational Student Civic Engagement International Experience International Mobility Mobile Student
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