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A Coordinated Framework for Developing Researchers' Intercultural Competency

Guerin, Cally, Picard, Michelle and Green, Ian (2014) A Coordinated Framework for Developing Researchers' Intercultural Competency. In: Blitzer, E., Albertyn, R., Frick, L., Grant, B. and Kelly, F., (eds.) Pushing Boundaries in Postgraduate Supervision. Sun Press, pp. 169-183.

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While the concept of the wandering scholar is not new, the speed and frequency of academic mobility have rapidly gained momentum in the 21st century (Kim 2009). Linked to the notion of the ‘borderless’ university (Cunningham et al. 1998; Hearn 2011; Watanabe 2011), scholars today expect to study and work in more than one country, to present their research at international conferences, and to collaborate with colleagues from all around the world. The result is a multicultural academic workforce in many universities for whom boundaries between national cultures are increasingly being erased and where all members require high levels of intercultural competence…

Item Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: Sun Press
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