Supporting International Students in the Classroom

Supporting International Students in the Classroom

Center for Academic Excellence (FAD) | Global Learning
Center for Academic Excellence (FAD)
Global Learning

Upcoming Classes
Class times are Eastern Time (UTC-05:00)

No classes scheduled

Course info
Description

International students face a myriad challenges and obstacles as they navigate academic and personal life in the U.S. Many of the challenges that impact their performance and participation in your classroom are obvious while others are hidden deep below the surface waiting to emerge.

In this session participants will explore the challenges international students face and the underlying factors that cause many of these hurdles for effective and transformative learning. Participants will also develop skills and practical strategies to interact with and help international students be successful in and out of the classroom.

Facilitators:

Adam Julian, Office of International Education and Development

Lindsay Pepper, Office of International Education and Development

Objectives
  • Identify common challenges and obstacles international students face in a U.S. classroom.
  • Expand ability to empathize with international students and the difficulties they face.
  • Develop practical tips and strategies to facilitate international student success in the class.
  • Explore ways to leverage the experience and expertise of international students for the benefit of all students.
Prerequisites

None

Administrators
  • Crystal Weisner

Please contact a course administrator for additional information.