Exploring flying faculty teaching experiences: motivations, challenges and opportunities
Smith, Karen (2012) Exploring flying faculty teaching experiences: motivations, challenges and opportunities. Studies in Higher Education. ISSN 0307-5079 (In Press)Full text not available from this repository.
‘Flying faculty’ models of teaching represent an important aspect of the internationalisation agenda. As short-term sojourners, these overseas visits provide academics with disorientating dilemmas that can stimulate transformational learning. This study explored the impact of flying faculty teachers? experiences on their work, lives and identities and used the Biographical, Narrative, Interpretive Method (BNIM) for both data collection and analysis. The findings provide rich, colourful pen portraits of the motivations for, experiences of, and benefits from teaching overseas. Cross-case analysis highlighted the physical impact of overseas visits; the search for equivalence; relationships with local staff and students; and concerns about internationalisation as a means of income generation as important to the interviewees.
|Additional Information:|| Available online: 01 Feb 2012.  ISSN 0307-5079 (Print), 1470-174X (Online).  Studies in Higher Education is published on behalf of the Society for Research into Higher Education.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||transnational education, internationalisation, short-term sojourner, biographical, narrative, interpretive method, transformational learning|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Education|
School of Education > Education Research Group
|Last Modified:||13 Nov 2012 12:43|
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