Teaching international students in vocational education : new pedagogical approaches

Tran, Ly Thi 2013, Teaching international students in vocational education : new pedagogical approaches, ACER Press, Melbourne, Vic..

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Title Teaching international students in vocational education : new pedagogical approaches
Author(s) Tran, Ly Thi
Publication date 2013
Total pages 173 p.
Publisher ACER Press
Place of Publication Melbourne, Vic.
Keyword(s) pedagogy theory
cross-cultural education
Summary Teaching International Students in Vocational Education: New pedagogical approaches is designed to support vocational education teachers in both addressing the distinctive learning characteristics of international students and preparing domestic students for global skills mobility in the ‘Asian Century’.

Well-grounded in theories about teaching and learning in vocational and international education, and supported by empirical data drawn from interviews with teachers and program managers, the book expounds several evidence-based, highly effective, pedagogical approaches within the context of competency-based training. These include:
- the intercultural approach
- the Ubuntu approach
- the language and vocational learning integration approach
- the perspective transformation approach
- the value-added approach
- work-based learning
- flexible and divergent pedagogy.

These approaches focus on developing the learner’s ability to consider the broader issues in an intercultural context, to capitalise on prior experience and to adapt vocational skills to workplace settings transnationally. The underpinning theory is brought to life with real-world exemplars, ‘Implications for Practice’, quotes and insights from teachers, as well as reflective questions throughout the book.
ISBN 9781742860428
Language eng
Field of Research 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
130213 Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
130302 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
Socio Economic Objective 930102 Learner and Learning Processes
HERDC Research category A1 Books - authored - research
Copyright notice ©2013, ACER Press
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30055892

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