The unanticipated challenges of internationalization

November 6, 2008

In the latest issue of Academic Matters, University of Toronto professor Jane Knight explores recent trends in internationalization in terms of PSE and the resulting unanticipated challenges. As the appetite for international education and foreign credentials rises, so do issues regarding foreign degree mills and rogue for-profit providers. In some cases, international joint programs resulting in double degrees may be nothing more than double-counting a set of credits, which may be construed as academic fraud should course requirements for 2 full degrees not be completed. Academic Matters