Teaching International Students explores the challenges presented to lecturer and student alike by increased cultural diversity within universities.
Packed with practical advice from experienced practitioners and underpinned by reference to pedagogic theory throughout, topics covered include:
- the issues arising from international students studying alongside ‘home’ students
- the nature of learning and teacher-student relationships
- curriculum and development of teaching skills
- multicultural group work
- postgraduate supervision
- the experience of the international student
Teaching International Students is essential reading. It demonstrates how improved training for teachers and a better understanding of the international student can enhance the experience of both and, ultimately, provide more positive learning environments for international students in the higher education system.
'This a timely, welcome and effective publication, edited by two of the leading authorities on the subject...[The] collection of essays provides a valuable source of practical advice backed by theory from 14 different contributors of varying experiences and specialisms.' - Educational Developments