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Book Review:International Students in the Asia Pacific – Mobility, Risks and Optimism (Peter Kell & Gillian Vogl, 2012)

International Students in the Asia Pacific – Mobility, Risks and Optimism (Peter Kell & Gillian Vogl, 2012) Rashmi Dravid
Abstract
The book offers a comprehensive understanding of complex dynamics of factors that characterize international student mobility while unpacking the inherent contradictions. Keywords
Internationalisation; student mobility; student experience Full Text:PDF References
Beck, U. (2006) ‘Living in the World Risk Society.’ Economy and Society, 35 (3): 329-345. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03085140600844902 Kell, P. M. and Vogl, G. J. (2007) Internationalisation, national development and markets: Key dilemmas for leadership in higher education in Australia. In Kell, P. and Vogl, G. (eds) Between The Flags! From Local Dangers to Global Risks for International Students. International Students in the Asia Pacific. Springer. Kell, P. and Vogl, G. (2012) International students in the Asia Pacific. Springer. UNESCO/Council of Europe (2001) Code of Good Practice in the pr…

Understanding student engagement with social entrepreneurship: a case study of the University of Northampton

Understanding student engagement with social entrepreneurship: a case study of the University of Northampton Terry Louis Tudor, Cleber Dutra
Abstract
The development of skills for social enterprise is a key learning outcome in UK higher education. Using semi-structured interviews and questionnaires with students at the University of Northampton, this study aimed to examine the key factors that impacted upon student engagement with social entrepreneurship. The study showed that while levels of engagement were generally low, there were significant opportunities to improve these levels. A range of psycho-sociological factors (e.g. behavioural intentions, fears of debt, and awareness), as well as socio-demographic factors (e.g. gender), were found to have impacted upon student engagement with the concepts. Recommendations for increasing engagement including improving awareness, being mindful of terminology used, access to funding, and the need for greater cross-faculty working are suggest…

new edition of Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education published

A new edition of the Journal Enhancing the Learner Experience in Higher Education (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14234/elehe.v6i1) was published today.

Included within are a paper and a book review from two members of the School of Science and Technology:

Understanding student engagement with social entrepreneurship: a case study of the University of Northampton
Terry Louis Tudor, Cleber Dutra4-20
International Students in the Asia Pacific – Mobility, Risks and Optimism (Peter Kell & Gillian Vogl, 2012)
Rashmi Dravid



Completed contents
Vol 6, No 1 (2014)DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14234/elehe.v6i1


Table of ContentsEditorialEditorialPDFAnna Crouch, Rachel Maunder, Simon Sneddon, Scott Turner1-3 ArticlesUnderstanding student engagement with social entrepreneurship: a case study of the University of NorthamptonPDFTerry Louis Tudor, Cleber Dutra4-20Learning from student expectations of higher education: a study in a public university in Malaysia