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Overseas Students in Higher Education : Issues in Teaching and Learning - Robert Harris

Overseas Students in Higher Education

Issues in Teaching and Learning

By: Robert Harris (Editor), Professor David McNamara (Editor)

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Published: 2nd January 1997
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The focus for this text is the provision of quality teaching and learning for overseas students. It brings together, for the first time, contributions from major authorities in the field. Offering sound practical advice, successive chapters discuss key findings from current research and explore a range of ways in which the teaching of overseas students might be improved.
The book will be of particular interest to all staff in higher education institutions who have a measure of responsibility for teaching overseas students. It refers to a wide range of students' overseas backgrounds, including the Pacific Rim, China and the European Community.

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
Principles: Perspectives and Orientation
The Experience of Being an Overseas Student
Overseas Students in the United Kingdom University System: A Perspective from Social Work
Teaching and Learning for Overseas Students: The Hong Kong Connection
Studying in Europe
Communication for Learning Across Cultures
Gender Matters: Access, Welfare, Teaching and Learning
The Purpose of Study, Attitudes to Study and Staff-Student Relationships
Practice: Supporting Learning
The Induction of International Students to Academic Life in the United Kingdom
Through A Glass Darkly: Problems of Studying at Advanced Level Through the Medium of English
Counselling for Excellence: Adjustment Development of South-East Asian Students
Supervising Overseas Students: Problem or Opportunity?
Evaluating United Kingdom Courses: The Perspective of the Overseas Student
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780415131995
ISBN-10: 0415131995
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 2nd January 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1