Description - Teaching Abroad by Gordon E. Slethaug
The book discusses the internationalizing of education and what educators need to think about in moving abroad to teach and to do in creating an imaginative and successful cross-cultural classroom.
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(236mm x 157mm x 12mm)
Hong Kong University Press
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Author Biography - Gordon E. Slethaug
Gordon E. Slethaug is Visiting Lingnan Professor at the University of Hong Kong and Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China. Formerly Chairman of English at the University of Waterloo and Director of American Studies at the University of Hong Kong, he works with the Lingnan Foundation (New Haven, CT) linking the University of Hong Kong and Sun Yat-sen University through a Transnationalism and America project that focuses on American culture, interdisciplinary methodology, and team teaching. He has recently been Senior Fulbright Professor in American Studies and English at the University of Southern Denmark-Kolding. His research interests center on cross-cultural pedagogy as well as the contemporary American novel, film, and culture. In addition to Teaching Abroad: International Education and the Cross-Cultural University Classroom, he is the author of Beautiful Chaos: Chaos Theory and Metachaotics in Recent American Fiction, The Play of the Double in Postmodern American Fiction, and co-author of Understanding John Barth.