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International Study Tours: A Key to 21st Century Academic and Industry Exchanges

Title: International Study Tours: A Key to 21st Century Academic and Industry Exchanges
Author(s): Hol, Ana; Simiana, Danielle; Lieu, Gilbert; Ong, Ivan; Feder, Josh; Dawre, Nimat; Almazi, Wakil
Source: International Association for Development of the Information Society, Paper presented at the International Conferences on Internet Technologies & Society (ITS), Education Technologies (ICEduTECH), and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE) (Melbourne, Australia, Dec 6-8, 2016). 8 pp.
Peer Reviewed: N/A
Publication Date: 2016
Descriptors: Travel, STEM Education, Networks, International Cooperation, Teacher Collaboration, College Faculty, School Business Relationship, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Information Systems, International Educational Exchange, Recruitment, International Trade, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Metacognition, Intercultural Communication, College Students, Partnerships in Education, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Computer Mediated Communication, International Organizations, State Regulation, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education
Abstract: This paper is based on the retrospective reviews of the Information Systems study group who went on the international study tour to India to learn, network and collaborate with academics, students and industry professionals overseas. The paper addresses concerns of local Australian Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics recruiters and identifies how a well-planned educational study tours could in the future help graduates meet industry and recruiters' demands. It furthermore identifies that 21st century international business ventures and global partnerships require future graduates to not only be skillful in their professions but also be global citizens, know and understand different cultures, easily adapt to new environments, skillfully negotiate business deals, mindfully communicate and swiftly learn to apply and follow local rules, customs and regulations. [For full proceedings, see ED571459.]
Abstractor: As Provided
Number of References: 13
Number of Pages: 8
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Availability: Full Text from ERIC Available online: http://www.eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno=ED571611
International Association for the Development of the Information Society. e-mail: secretariat@iadis.org; Web site: http://www.iadisportal.org
Journal Code: MAY2017
Entry Date: 2017
PageCount: -8
issn: ERICRIE0
pubdate: 2016