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Luncheon Talk: Motivation and Experiences of International Doctoral Students Dr. Jenny Phelps, Assistant Dean at the Graduate Studies in the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. October 10th, 2013  at 12.00 pm – Miller Hall – College of Education – University of Washington See more

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Luncheon Talk: Motivation and Experience of International Doctoral Students

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“Otherwise, Elsewhere: International Doctoral Students in Globalized Transnational Spaces” Dr. Jenny Phelps from the University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada presents findings from her recent dissertation    Where?  Miller 102T  When? Thursday October 10th at 12:00 p.m. Dr. Jenny Phelps is the Assistant Dean, Student Administration and Strategic Initiatives, at the Graduate Studies in the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.  See …

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Globalization and the Internationalization of Graduate Education

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 Since the 1990s, globalization has become a central phenomenon for all of society, including graduate education and particularly doctoral education. Globalization takes place in a context where doctoral education and research capacity are unevenly distributed and where a few research universities, mainly  in wealthy countries, have become powerful social institutions. But all graduate education systems are increasingly part of an international context in which policy-makers …

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Globalization and Its Impact on Research Education

Observations on the impact of globalization on research training and promising practices for the doctorate of the future: 1) Globalization has not only brought a number of common trends to doctoral education worldwide but also has had differing effects on differing regions and on the more and more diverse doctoral student population worldwide. 2) Due to globalization, doctoral education is …

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From Doctoral Citizen to World Citizen

Empirical data on the outcome of doctoral education leads up to question whether we prepare our doctoral students adequately for the present andn future. We can use the current trend of globalization and the move to a knowledge economy to prepare our PhD students not just to be expert scholars, but also to become world citizens who are aware of …

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