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A Study On The Professional Development Of Faculty With The Experience Studying Overseas In A Local University

Posted on:2008-01-01Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:W L ZhongFull Text:PDF
GTID:2167360242466559Subject:Higher Education
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As one group of foreign talents being brought in, returnees come to be paid attention in China. However, for small, local universities, which can't compete internationally when searching for academic staff, how will they attract some talents from overseas? And how will they make advantages of the intelligence so that the fewer talents could play more important roles in better serving for the school?So it's necessary to study on the teachers with experience studying overseas in local universities. Then it will be known whether their special experience affects their professional development when they work at the university, and how they are developing their profession there, and whether they are fully adapted to the good of school, and etc . In order to know the answers to these questions, this author chose a local university and interviewed nine of the 12 teachers with experience studying overseas for more than 6 months. The thesis describes their experience studying overseas and how it has affected their professional development.Based on the deep interview materials and many papers and works of other authors', instead of being possessed a big sample size and many complicated data, the thesis has the cases of 9 interviewees from one university. According to what the interviewees said and felt, it analyzes all the information and is resulted the Countermeasures which are good references for personnel administration.The thesis includes three parts. The first part defines the problem for research and provides background on the problem as well as background information about the interviewees all of which helped determine the frame of the research. The second part analyzes and summarizes the interviewees' roles and their feelings when they returned to work at the university in administration, faculty or researcher roles. The third part discusses personnel administration for faculty returning from overseas. The conclusion discusses the results of the analysis on the interview as well as some other topics for further study.
Keywords/Search Tags:Local institutions of higher learning, faculty from overseas, professional development
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