Proposal Title

A Review of Teaching and Learning Practices for International Students in the US

Proposal Abstract

This study is an integrative review on international student teaching and learning practices in the US institutions in postsecondary education settings. Challenges and barriers that may prevent international students from achieving desired learning outcomes are identified. Also, barriers that get in the way of facilitating effective teaching among a mix group of international student and domestic student are presented from teacher or faculty's perspectives in US colleges. Practical recommendations for interacting with international students effectively are displayed through a student-centered approach, which include more understanding on international student specific needs and learning goals, awareness of multicultural teaching and learning, and engagement among international students and American students.

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Concourse

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Presentation (Open Access)

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A Review of Teaching and Learning Practices for International Students in the US

Concourse

This study is an integrative review on international student teaching and learning practices in the US institutions in postsecondary education settings. Challenges and barriers that may prevent international students from achieving desired learning outcomes are identified. Also, barriers that get in the way of facilitating effective teaching among a mix group of international student and domestic student are presented from teacher or faculty's perspectives in US colleges. Practical recommendations for interacting with international students effectively are displayed through a student-centered approach, which include more understanding on international student specific needs and learning goals, awareness of multicultural teaching and learning, and engagement among international students and American students.