Short-term international mobility: Transformative or touristic?

  • Martin SelbyCoventry University

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There is plenty of debate regarding the merits or otherwise of short-term student mobility. It is common for both researchers and practitioners to be sceptical of short-term student mobility, some even dismissing it as tourism. However, recent reports provide evidence that short-term mobility may confer greater benefits in terms of some intercultural skills than longer-term mobility. The author of this blog considers the critique of short-term mobility. He discusses whether the critique is valid, and argues for a more holistic view of short-term mobility, highlighting elements of best practice.

Period7 Mar 2018

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