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International Students : Strengthening a Critical Resource - Maureen Andrade

International Students

Strengthening a Critical Resource

By: Maureen Andrade, Norman Evans, Millie Audas (Contribution by)

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International students are often taken for granted in higher education institutions in the United States. Many college and university administrators are unaware of the initiatives of other nations to attract international students and of the need to support these students. Higher education journals have not focused much attention on international students. International Students: Strengthening a Critical Resource argues that U.S. institutions of higher education must increase their awareness of international student issues. Andrade reviews related research and highlights creative solutions and programming for the successful support of international students. The book provides practical, hands-on, broadly applicable solutions to addressing international student issues. Additionally, it serves as a practical guide for identifying and adopting best practices for serving international students.

Chapter 1 The International Student Picture
2 Adjustment Issues
3 Keys to Persistence: International Students in Higher Education
4 Recruitment
5 Orientation
6 English Language Programs and Academic Support
7 Social Support
8 Intercultural Adjustment and Learning
9 Immigration and Legal Issues

ISBN: 9781607091776
ISBN-10: 9781848030046
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 16th August 2009
Publisher: University Press of America