Journal article

Etudiants sans Frontières: Facilitating Online International Cultural Exchange through Music Technology

Kenneth B McAlpine

International Journal on Innovations in Online Education | Begell House | Published : 2020

Abstract

Cultural exchange and internationalization—the process of integrating an international, intercultural, or global dimension into the functions and delivery of higher education—have increased markedly in significance within higher education in the last few years. In the broadest sense, this agenda is about preparing students for living in and contributing to an increasingly connected global society. At a time when the political and social trend seems to be toward exclusionism, exposing students to a vibrant blend of ideas, opinions, and experiences within the stimulating, yet safe, space of university resonates all the more strongly. However, historically it has been difficult to encourage stu..

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