publication . Article . 2014

The internationalisation of a university as local practices: A case study

Joanna Renc-Roe; Torgny Roxå;
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  • Published: 07 Mar 2014 Journal: Education Inquiry (issn: 2000-4508, eissn: 2000-4508, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Education Inquiry
Abstract
This article presents a case study of the internationalisation of an Engineering School at a leading Swedish University. The case study is an attempt to sketch out a more qualitative analytical approach to the study of internationalisation, focusing on the interplay between agency and structure and policy and practice as constructed by actors on the ‘meso’ and ‘micro’ levels of the organisation. We aim to provide a contribution to existing empirical studies that have usually focused on the national and institutional level of policy setting and implementation without adequately taking the perspective of local actors or local organisational cultures into account. ...
Subjects
free text keywords: internationalisation; higher education; academics; educational practice, Strategic planning, Internationalization, Sociology, Organizational culture, Higher education, business.industry, business, Empirical research, Pedagogy, Engineering education, Structure and agency, International education
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publication . Article . 2014

The internationalisation of a university as local practices: A case study

Joanna Renc-Roe; Torgny Roxå;