How do Saudi female international students navigate their transitional experiences to study and live during their first two academic years in an urban Midwest university?
A phenomenological study revealed three distinct but interrelated transition types experienced by Chinese Undergraduate students at American colleges.
The research, conducted by Celia Liu, performed an investigation on the cross-cultural social interactions among two groups of students: the Chinese international students and the U.S. domestic students.
Growing or sustaining international student enrollment requires enhancing the student experience and supporting their success, according to the recent article titled “12 Strategies for Building a Capacity for International Graduate Student Career Success.” The article co-authored by Rahul Choudaha and Di Hu was published in the Spring 2017 issue of NAGAP Perspectives.
Many international students dread or even fear class participation. Here is a five-step approach by Di Hu from an intercultural perspective.
Higher education classrooms are increasingly diverse. Yet, faculty oftentimes do not have adequate training in teaching, cultural competence, or intercultural communication. Co-authors offer five common principles for culturally responsive pedagogy.
At the 2017 annual AIEA conference in Washington, DC, Di Hu, co-founder of interEDGE, will chair a session entitled “Intercultural Strategies for Enhancing Campus Inclusion and Student Success” on February 22nd.
The commonly known challenges for Chinese students include social barriers, campus integration, and career development. To battle these three challenges, intercultural competence stands as one key solution.
A qualitative research completed by M. Martinez provides a rare view of the post-graduation life of former international students from mainland China. The study describes how Chinese students who completed a graduate degree in the United States utilize the leadership skills they developed while in the United States.
For international students to be successful in the US job market, unlearning is even more important than learning. Unlearning our cultural conditioning shapes our mindset and strengthen our critical soft skills.