publication . Article . 2014

Internationalization of Higher Education: A Literature Review on Competency Approach

Chong Pui Yee;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014 Journal: International Journal of Asian Social Science, volume 4, issue 2 February, pages 258-273
Abstract
This paper is a literature review on the internationalization of higher education focusing on staff competency in managing international students. This writing uncovered some empirical studies by researchers in a Malaysian context on the issue, challenges and expectation from both international students and university academics and administrators. International students faced great challenges in adjusting their life in Malaysia, these include different teaching and learning style, culture, language, loneliness and social distancing among others. On the other hand, the university academics and administrators similarly faced unfamiliar international students’ ch...
Subjects
free text keywords: Internationalization, Higher education, Competency approach, Teaching international students, Managing international students, Human resource.
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