Learning to be a global citizen: student transition to an internationalised university

Montgomery, Catherine (2010) Learning to be a global citizen: student transition to an internationalised university. In: The 5th European Conference on the First Year Experience, 24-26 May 2010, Plantijn Hogeschool University College, Antwerp, Belgium.

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Abstract

This session focuses on first year undergraduate students’ encounters with internationalism at university. University is a key site for educating responsible citizens of the future, graduates who will work in their professional contexts within ethical and sustainable parameters. It is important to understand how young students are experiencing internationalism and how their encounters with diversity, particularly in the first stages of their university experience, may enable them to become ethical professionals. This session draws on a research and evaluation project sited in engineering and design. The session will present students’ perceptions of what it means to be a global citizen in the context of their academic discipline. Participants will also consider their own university context and its approach to educating the global citizen.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: X900 Others in Education
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
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Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2010 10:15
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2017 07:18
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1968

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