Addressing offshore disconnections between Chinese and western business academics and students

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Zhou, Joe Peng and Pedersen, Cec. 2011. "Addressing offshore disconnections between Chinese and western business academics and students." Abawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn (ed.) Creating connections in teaching and learning. Charlotte, NC, United States. Information Age Publishing. pp. 123-136
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Addressing offshore disconnections between Chinese and western business academics and students

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID2212
Book TitleCreating connections in teaching and learning
AuthorsZhou, Joe Peng (Author) and Pedersen, Cec (Author)
EditorsAbawi, Lindy, Conway, Joan M. and Henderson, Robyn
Page Range123-136
SeriesResearch on Teaching and Learning
Chapter Number10
Number of Pages14
Year2011
PublisherInformation Age Publishing
Place of PublicationCharlotte, NC, United States
ISBN978-1-61735-551-6 9
Web Address (URL)http://www.infoagepub.com/products/Creating-Connections-in-Teaching-and-Learning
Abstract


China's growing economy has produced a huge demand for Western educated business graduates. However, Australian universities' experiences with Chinese students and vice versa, are not free of problems. This chapter reports on difficulties experienced by offshore Chinese students, while
studying an Australian Business Administration program. Findings of the study indicate ways in which Western universities can improve the design of offshore joint programs with Chinese partners, to better target course
content and delivery to meet the needs of Chinese students.

Keywordswestern education; eastern education; Chinese students
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350706. International business
390303. Higher education
390401. Comparative and cross-cultural education
390102. Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
390103. Economics, business and management curriculum and pedagogy
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School of Management and Marketing
Leadership Research Institute
Centre for Research in Transformative Pedagogies
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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