Ng, C., Nakano, M. & Fox, R. (2016). Globalised processes and their influences on university learning and teaching in advanced knowledge economies in the Asia-Pacific region. C. C. Ng, R. Fox, M. Nakano. Reforming learning and teaching in Asia-Pacific universities 3-25. Singapore: Springer Science and Business Media. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-0431-5_1
This chapter situates learning and teaching in various globalised processes. We argue that major globalised processes have resulted in the development of a new learning and teaching context in the Asia-Pacific region. Within this new context, this chapter discusses issues and challenges in four important areas: new student groups, technological change, using English as a mode of communication, and finally, assessment and quality assurance practices. We have integrated a brief introduction to the chapters in this book in the discussion of these four focal areas in the new context of learning and teaching.
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