Understanding the International Student Experience [NOOK Book]

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Presents a contemporary approach to the experience of international students in Higher Education. Using empirical and qualitative data, the book explores their social and cultural context and its impact on their learning experience.



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Overview

Presents a contemporary approach to the experience of international students in Higher Education. Using empirical and qualitative data, the book explores their social and cultural context and its impact on their learning experience.



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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230365018
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/15/2010
  • Series: Universities into the 21st Century
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 184
  • File size: 394 KB

Meet the Author

CATHERINE MONTGOMERY is Associate Director for Research in the Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Northumbria University. She has taught in Higher Education for 20 years, most recently in the field of Sociolinguistics, and her research interests centre on the social and cultural context of student learning.
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Table of Contents

Preface
PART I: THE CONTEXT
Culture in Higher Education
Research on the International Student Experience: A Cultural Landscape
PART II: THE RESEARCH
Student Voices, Student Lives: International Students in Context
International Student Networks: A Community of Practice?
International Students and Home Students: Worlds Apart?
Preparing for Life in a Global Community?
Concluding Comments to the Research
PART III: DISCUSSION
Paths Towards an International Experience for All: The Criticality of Discourse, Context and Internationalization at Home
Postscript
Appendix i
Appendix ii
List of References
Index
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