International student mobility, multiculturalism training within the framework of the core contents of a degree programme. The mobility experience between the University of Siena and Al Akhawayn University (AUI)

Author/s Francesca Torlone, Martina Capaccioli, Zineb Benalla
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2020/2
Language English Pages 25 P. 129-153 File size 280 KB
DOI 10.3280/ERP2020-002006
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The essay illustrates the results of a university learning experience aimed at verifying the ways in which to manage international student mobility, in order to achieve learning outcomes in the field of multicultural education and radicalization prevention. To obtain this result and to make the acquired learning transferable in the curriculum of the university of origin, we have verified the usefulness of choosing and setting the educational targets within a reference framework consisting of a system of core contents expressed on the basis of the professional knowledge fundamental for their job prospects. The educational actions that characterized the proposed mobility model and the respective components analysed in the essay (pre-mobility, mobility, post-mobility, assessment) are described according to the expected learning outcomes. The results of the experience are also accompanied by elements of evaluation of satisfaction and effectiveness starting from the statements by the students and a Moroccan teacher involved in the planning and implementation of the actions in situ. The mobility covered by the essay was implemented with Al Akhawayn University (AUI, Morocco) as part of the Forward project, and involved students of the Bachelor of Science of Education of the University of Siena

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Francesca Torlone, Martina Capaccioli, Zineb Benalla, International student mobility, multiculturalism training within the framework of the core contents of a degree programme. The mobility experience between the University of Siena and Al Akhawayn University (AUI) in "EDUCATIONAL REFLECTIVE PRACTICES" 2/2020, pp 129-153, DOI: 10.3280/ERP2020-002006