By Helga Nagy, Christine Bilsland, Philip Smith (auth.), Purnendu Mandal (eds.)

ISBN-10: 981456060X

ISBN-13: 9789814560603

ISBN-10: 9814560618

ISBN-13: 9789814560610

This quantity offers the refereed papers given on the foreign convention on dealing with the Asian Century, held in Singapore in July 2013. The court cases of this convention comprise unique papers contributed by means of researchers from many nations on various continents. The papers conceal multi-disciplinary components comparable to administration, the social sciences, improvement economics, banking & finance, engineering administration, and schooling, all in reference to the improvement of nations in Asia. extra, the papers are in line with the nine tracks on the convention:

  • Transnational schooling
  • Antecedents of Asia’s Competitiveness
  • Emerging traits in Banking, Finance and Accounting
  • Business and profit types within the Gaming
  • Psychological matters in Asia
  • Emerging Retail and repair Industries
  • Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation
  • Systems pondering and platforms Practices
  • Tourism tasks, Relationships and concerns within the Asia-Pacific Region

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3 Transnational Education-Engagement That the White Paper views educational engagement as a central component of its Asian century strategy is not in itself at bad thing, particularly if it encourages greater educational mobility and transforms Australia’s self image. But, says Jayasuriya, a focus solely on languages and culture—the platform for Australian engagement since 1945—misses the whole significance of changes in Asia over the past two decades. It imposes a form of “‘methodological nationalism” that seeks to understand 16 R.

Choosing instead to “study at branch campuses overseas”. Of the 308,234 overseas students enrolled at Australian universities in 2011, 79,826 (26 %) of these students were enrolled as offshore students [2]. The Royal Melbourne Institute of 4 International Higher Education: Reasons Students Choose Singapore 33 Technology (RMIT), Murdoch University, Monash University, Swinburne University and James Cook University were among the top five universities that experienced strong growth in offshore enrolments from 2004 to 2011.

All students were required to work 40 h per week and attend five bi-weekly supplementary workshops. A mixed method case study methodology was applied. The qualitative data were collected from interns’ comments throughout our discussions of shared experience during the five WIL Workshops and also in coaching sessions. While one part of the qualitative analysis relied on anecdotal evidence gained from the interns, written comments from work supervisors were taken from the performance appraisal of interns that they completed at the end of the intern’s work placement.

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