International visiting scholars – An underused resource

By Yukiko Shimmi – in University World News.

Little attention has been paid to international visiting scholars and their potential role in internationalisation – from making international connections to internationalising teaching and learning.

…International visiting scholars are scientists and professors who attend universities in other countries to engage temporarily in research or teaching, while also maintaining affiliation and position at their home universities and returning after the visiting period ends. They usually have doctoral degrees or are professionally trained…

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20140924081517506

Check additionally:

Tenure – Pros and Cons
http://www.povltiedemann.wordpress.com/2014-09-16/tenure/

Povl Tiedemann
September 2014

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