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Mason, Colina, Rawlings-Sanaei, Felicity (Eds.).'Academic Migration, Discipline Knowledge and Pedagogical Practice: Voices from the Asia-Pacific'. Springer. 2014. Pages: 218
This volume focuses on the globalisation of higher education from the point of the numerous benefits of academic migration. Sixteen academic migrants across the Asia-Pacific region reflect on their experiences and wisdom gained across geographical, cultural and disciplinary domains. Each one is an authentic account of how their experiences and insights have benefited their host institutions and enhanced their pedagogical practice. The book calls for more respect for academic migrants and their cultural, social and intellectual resources, their enhanced interpretive ability and their capacity to view the world through multiple lenses.
The following themes are addressed in this volume: