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IUP Resources for Working with International Students

Find information on what is unique to international students, how many credits they should take each semester, and possible difficulties they may encounter.

Advising Graduate International Students   Information for faculty and staff members who are advising graduate international students

Advising Undergraduate International Students Information for academic advisors of undergraduate international students

SkillZone is a free drop-in center for all international students.
 http://www.iup.edu/international/
skillzone

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Books, October 2, 2014

Flaitz, J. (2003). Understanding your international students: An educational, cultural, and linguistic guide. K. S. Kalaydjian, A. Miranda, D. A. Mitchell, A. Mohamed, B. Smith-Palinkas, J. York, & E. L. Zollner (Eds.). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
 
Gebhard, J. G. (2010). What do international students think and feel?: Adapting to US college life and culture. University of Michigan Press.
 

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Resources for Further Reading

Books 

Flaitz, J. (2003). Understanding your international students: An educational, cultural, and linguistic guide. K. S. Kalaydjian, A. Miranda, D. A. Mitchell, A. Mohamed, B. Smith-Palinkas, J. York, & E. L. Zollner (Eds.). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. LB2375.U3 2003

Gebhard, J. G. (2010). What do international students think and feel?: Adapting to US college life and culture. University of Michigan Press.

Articles

Andrade, M. S. (2006). International students in English-speaking universities adjustment factors. Journal of Research in International Education5(2), 131-154.   http://tilt.colostate.edu/ shortcourses/ jrieArticle.pdf

Crose, B. (2011). Internationalization of higher education classrooms: Strategies to facilitate intercultural learning and academic success. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 23(3), 388-395. http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ946165.pdf

Chang, M. (2011). Helping the international student understand the American university. New Directions for Higher Education, (153), 21-24. doi:10.1002/he.422.  http://navigator-iup.passhe.edu/ login?url=http:// search.ebscohost.com/ login.aspx?direct=true&db=eue &AN= 59469578 &  site=eds-live 

Sue, E. & Rawlings, M. (2013). Preparedness of Chinese students for American culture and communicating in English. Journal of International Students, 3(1), 29-40. http://proxy-iup.klnpa.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/ login.aspx?direct=true&db=eue&AN=87778221&site=eds-live

Vance, K., & Fitzpatrick, D. (2007). Teaching tips and assignment ideas for esl students.  Business Communication Quarterly, 70(1), 63-69.  http://proxy-iup.klnpa.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=buh&AN=24319777&site=eds-live  

 

Subject Guide

Information on Teaching International Students from Other Universities

Changing World of International Students

Panel from Working With International Students: Foster Global Student Success in Your Classroom Reflective Practice Large Group Meeting October 2, 2014

Michele Petrucci, Assistant Vice President for International Education and Global Engagement, IUP Office of International Education michelep@iup.edu

Ben Rafoth, Professor and Director of the IUP Writing Center  brafoth@iup.edu

Jessica Dories, Assistant Director for International Student and Scholar services, IUP Office of International Education   jessica@iup.edu 

Ala’a Alhamdan, Graduate Student, English,  Composition & TESOL PhD Program  Dkqt@iup.edu