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Teaching international students : improving learning for all

Author: Jude Carroll; Janette Ryan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Staff and educational development series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With a key focus on teaching, this book looks at the full experience of teaching international students, who often find it difficult to perform to their full abilities in a foreign environment. Full of practical suggestions and case study material.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jude Carroll; Janette Ryan
ISBN: 0415350662 9780415350662 0415350654 9780415350655
OCLC Number: 60589042
Description: xii, 155 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: "Canaries in the coalmine" : international students in Western universities / Janette Ryan, Jude Carroll --
Maximising international students' "cultural capital" / Janette Ryan, Susan Hellmundt --
Gathering cultural knowledge : useful or use with care? / Kam Louie --
Strategies for becoming more explicit / Jude Carroll --
"Lightening the load" : teaching in English, learning in English / Jude Carroll --
Building intercultural competencies : implications for academic skills development / Patricia McLean, Laurie Ransom --
Writing in the international classroom / Diane Schmitt --
Fostering intercultural learning through multicultural group work / Glauco de Vita --
Multicultural groups for discipline-specific tasks : can a new approach be more effective? / Jude Carroll --
Improving teaching and learning practices for international students : implications for curriculum, pedagogy and assessment / Janette Ryan --
Postgraduate supervision / Janette Ryan --
Internationalisation of curriculum : an institutional approach / Graham Webb --
Internationalisation of the curriculum : teaching and learning / Betty Leask --
Postgraduate research : the benefits for institutions, supervisors, and students of working across and between cultures / James Sillitoe, Janis Webb, Christabel Ming Zhang --
Collaborating and co-learning : sharing the message on teaching international students within institutions / Lee Dunn, Jude Carroll --
The student experience : challenges and rewards / Janette Ryan.
Series Title: Staff and educational development series.
Responsibility: edited by Jude Carroll and Janette Ryan.
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