ERIC Number: ED360599
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
Working with International Students and Scholars on American Campuses.
McIntire, David, Ed.; Willer, Patricia, Ed.
This monograph considers some of the special conditions affecting international students and the particular needs they have within the American educational setting. Included are an introduction by David McIntire and eight chapters. "Academic Challenges and Opportunities" (Janet Constantinidis) focuses on various academic issues as they relate to international students. "Health Care for International Students" (Murray DeArmond and Jillian Hills Stevenson) describes the challenge of providing culturally appropriate health care and counseling to international students. "Legal Issues Affecting International Students" (Peter Levitov) describes immigration law and discusses legal issues related to international students. "Beyond Re-Entry: The Age of the Emerging Global International Student and Scholar" (William Butler) examines the important topics of placement and re-entry. "Working with International Students on Our Campuses" (Carmen Neuberger) highlights the many different areas of student affairs that are involved in meeting the unique needs of international students, focusing on issues involving admissions, housing, and financial matters. "Integrating Foreign Students into the University Community" (Tom Thielen and Martin Limbird) addresses the important task for student affairs to integrate international students into the mainstream of campus life. "Global Trends in Overseas Study" (William Cummings) describes the demographics of the international student population. "Student Affairs Professionals as International Educators: A Challenge for the Next Century" (Patricia Willer) offers an assessment of the current status and prescriptive directions for the student affairs profession. (NB)
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling Services, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Legal Problems, Medical Services, Student Needs, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, 1875 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 418, Washington, DC 20009-5728.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Inc.