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Faculty Attitudes toward International Education: A Campus Experience
Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective
  • Susan Carley, Kennesaw State University
  • Sutham Cheurprakobkit, Kennesaw State University
  • Daniel Paracka, Kennesaw State University
Abstract

Because of the important role of the faculty in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and curriculum development, a crucial component in internationalizing the campus is the internationalization of the faculty itself. Despite the important role played by faculty, little is known about their current support for and interest in internationalization, and available information is largely qualitative and anecdotal. To learn more about faculty views, the authors conducted an empirical study on faculty attitudes about international learning, perceptions of institutional support, perceived benefits of international learning, and the impact of demographic factors and prior international experience on faculty perceptions. Policy implications and recommendations are drawn from the findings in the hope that institutions of higher education can benefit from one campus experience.

Citation Information
Susan Carley, Sutham Cheurprakobkit and Daniel Paracka. "Faculty Attitudes toward International Education: A Campus Experience"
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/daniel_paracka/2/