Lewis Global Studies Center Staff Publications

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Conference Proceeding

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Association of International Administration Educators, Contemporary Issues


The emergence of Global Learning associated with the internationalization of U.S. higher education signals a convergence of international/global studies and international education with the potential to dramatically innovate and transform the academy. Over the past decade the original aim of international education to foster intercultural understanding has become linked with the aims of international studies to enhance our knowledge of the world, and in particular, the ways in which new knowledge is created through non-western epistemologies and cultural perspectives. This paper seeks to situate the emerging discourse and initiatives around global learning in an understanding of the transformation potential of collaborative inquiry and pedagogy for U.S. higher education.


global learning, high-impact practices, study abroad


Author accepted manuscript.