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Towards a unified vision and assessment of the multifaceted construct of global citizenship in higher education

McGuire-Snieckus, R (2015) 'Towards a unified vision and assessment of the multifaceted construct of global citizenship in higher education.' In: Friedman, J, Haverkate, V, Oomen, B, Park, E and Sklad, M, eds. Going glocal in higher education: the theory, teaching and measurement of global citizenship. Drvkkery, Middelburg, pp. 115-124. ISBN 9789492170101

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Abstract

The term ‘global citizenship’ has gained increasing prominence in higher education discourse over the past decade (Knight, 2013). But what do we mean by ‘global citizens’? What are the core traits that determine global citizenship and how do we determine whether the impact of international initiatives in higher education fosters these identified traits? The aim of this chapter is to explore the multifaceted concept of global citizenship, to provide a critical reflection on the different ways in which global citizenship has been assessed, and to make a call to action for a comprehensive tool that encompasses all relevant global citizen concepts.

Item Type: Book Chapter or Section
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2016 10:45
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:39
URI: http://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/8339
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