The impact of academic staff development on the university internationalization

Gleb Benson, Inga Slesarenko, Polina Shamritskaya

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Abstract

This article is focused on development of the academic staff competencies that contribute to the university internationalization. A list of the competencies is defined, including mastering English for professional purposes in order to deliver academic courses and to conduct R&D in English; ability to develop educational programs in coherence with international standards; ability to create a bilingual intercultural academic environment; ability to adopt world best practices in teaching and investigations, etc. The complex of academic staff training programs delivered at National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University and aimed at the university internationalization is presented. The focus is made on English language proficiency development.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInteractive Collaborative Learning - Proceedings of the 19th ICL Conference - Volume 1
EditorsJames Uhomoibhi, David Guralnick, Michael E. Auer
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages609-615
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9783319503363
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event19th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, ICL 2016 - Belfast, United Kingdom
Duration: 21 Sep 201623 Sep 2016

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume544
ISSN (Print)2194-5357

Conference

Conference19th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning, ICL 2016
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityBelfast
Period21.9.1623.9.16

Keywords

  • Competency-based academic staff development
  • Global competitiveness in higher education
  • Higher education internationalization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science(all)

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