Publication Details

Bell, M. E. (2008). Beyond the supermarket: lost opportunities in summer study abroad for Singapore sojourners in Australia. International Journal of Asia: Pacific Studies, 4 (1), 61-78.


the experiences of a group of Singaporean students on a summer study abroad programme in Australia are explored in this case study. The case is discussed within the context of the complex mix of influences operating on higher education innovations for internationalisation in Singapore, including the development of Singaporean students as global citizens and Australian offerings for the Asia Pacific higher education market.The vision and purpose of the summer study abroad programme, the students motivations and development of cultural perspectives, the students views of the teaching and learning strategies, and teaching styles are explored.