Comparative and International Education

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 2, September

A Study of the First Year International Students at a Canadian University: Challenges and Experiences with Social Integration/Une éTude Des éTudiants Internationaux De Première Année Dans Une Université Canadienne : Défis et Expériences Avec L'intégration Sociale
Over the past few decades, an increasing number of international students came to North America for higher education. For instance, during the 2008-2009 academic year, the number of international students in post-secondary institutions in the United...
Comparative Education Research: Approaches and Methods
Comparative Education Research: Approaches and Methods (2014, 2nd edition). M. Bray, B. Adamson and M. Mason (Eds.) Hong Kong and Dordrecht: Comparative Education Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong and Springer, 443 pp., ISBN 978-988-17852-8-2.Reviewed...
Developing Global Educators and Intercultural Competence through an International Teaching Practicum in Kenya/Développer Des éDucateurs Globaux et Des Compétences Interculturelles À Travers Un Stage International D'enseignement Au Kenya
Given the diversity of Canada's population, education must be intercultural. If education does not address the cultural reality of students it risks becoming a tool for the "inculcation of national or religious fundamentalism" (Coulby, 2006, p. 246)....
Editorial
In my volume 42, issue 1 (2013) editorial, I reviewed the history and rationale for the title of our journal, Canadian and International Education. The Editorial Board for the CIE Journal met in May and we discussed, at length, the pros and cons of our...
I Came, but I'm Lost: Learning Stories of Three Chinese International Students in Canada/Je Suis Venu, Mais Je Suis Perdu: Histoires D'apprentissage De Trois éTudiants Internationaux Chinois Au Canada
The pursuit of international education and the internationalization of higher education have become a significant element of Canadian higher education (The Canadian Bureau for International Education, 2013). Where a decade ago they were of interest primarily...
Making Anew My Home: A Memoir
Mathew Zachariah (2013) Making Anew My Home: A memoir. Victoria, BC: Friesen Press. 226 pp. (ISBN: 978-1-4602-1259-2PM)Reviewed by Deo H. Poonwassie, Professor Emeritus, University of ManitobaThis book is about identity and belonging. During one's lifetime...
Reflections of a Capacity Builder: An Autoethnographic Perspective of Capacity Building Methods with a Youth Livelihoods Organization in Vanuatu/Réflexions D'un Responsable De Renforcement Des Capacités: Une Perspective Autoethnographique Sur Les Méthodes De Renforcement Des Capacités Avec Une Organisation De Jeunes Sur Les Moyens De Subsistance, À Vanuatu
Every day international development professionals arrive in new countries to impart their knowledge and expertise on indigenous peoples and organizations. But how often do these development professionals reflect on the work they are doing? This article...
Service-Learning in Theory and Practice: The Future of Community Engagement in Higher Education
Service-learning in theory and practice: The future of community engagement in higher education. Dan W. Butin. (2010). New York: Palgrave MacMillan. 174 pp. (ISBN 9780230622517).Many organizations support ever increasing numbers of service-learning initiatives...
'South-South' Borrowing: Lessons from the Caribbean and Implications for Post 2015 agenda/Emprunt 'Sud-Sud' : Leçons De la Caraïbes et Implications Pour Un Agenda Post-2015
Although the notion of 'sharing best practices' is used by UNESCO (2002), other terms such as 'education borrowing' (Phillips & Ochs, 2003; Steiner-Khamsi, 2004) are recognized in the field of education, denoting the process of identifying practices...
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