ERIC Number: ED574992
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Student Culture and Identity in Higher Education
Shahriar, Ambreen, Ed.; Syed, Ghazal Kazim, Ed.
The pursuit of higher education has become increasingly popular among students of many different backgrounds and cultures. As these students embark on higher learning, it is imperative for educators and universities to be culturally sensitive to their differing individualities. "Student Culture and Identity in Higher Education" is an essential reference publication including the latest scholarly research on the impact that gender, nationality, and language have on educational systems. Featuring extensive coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives such as internationalization, intercultural competency, and gender equity, this book is ideally designed for students, researchers, and educators seeking current research on the cultural issues students encounter while seeking higher education. Following a Foreword by Fanta Aw and a Preface, this book contains the following chapters: (1) Internationalisation and Identity: Identity Construction Through Australian University Student Mobility Program (Mila Arden, Catherine Manathunga, Dorothy Bottrell); (2) Mirrors of Opportunity: Joint Project of Japanese and International Students (Sachie Banks); (3) Identity, Power, and Discomfort: Developing Intercultural Competence Through Transformative Learning (Andrew Hart, Caprice Lantz, Jane Montague); (4) Enhancing Intercultural Competency Though Co-Curricular Activities in Higher Education: Three Examples From an American University (Wendy M. Green, Valerie De Cruz); (5) Challenges and Changing Attitudes for Chinese Women Seeking PhDs (Xi Lin, Barbara A. Baker); (6) Gender Equality Policy, Elites and Women Empowerment in Higher Education Institutions (Joshua Mugambwa, Susan Mwebaza, Bridget Namubiru); (7) Reflective Game Designers: Forming and Appreciating Identity in the Game Design Curriculum (Seth Andrew Hudson); (8) Problematising "Lad Culture": Defining and Tackling "Laddism" in UK Universities (Annis Stead); (9) Enhancing the Australian Doctoral Experience: Locating Culture and Identity at the Centre (Tracey Bunda, Jing Qi, Catherine Manathunga, Michael J. Singh); (10) Empowering Learning Culture as Student Identity Construction in Higher Education (Miftachul Huda, Noraisikin Sabani, Masitah Shahrill, Kamarul Azmi Jasmi, Bushrah Basiron, Mohd Ismail Mustari); (11) Marginality and Mattering: The Experiences of Students With Learning Disabilities on the College Campus (Wanda Hadley, Jennifer Hsu, Mark Antony Addison, Donna Talbot); (12) Institutional Culture and Identity: Dominican Ethos and Leadership Identity Development (Suzanne Carol Otte, M. J. Best); (13) Emotions, Experience, and Identities in L2 Narrative Research (Masuko Miyahara); (14) L'hexagone?: Not Just a Pretty Shape (Sue Train, Catherine Wilks); (15) Cultural Problems in Teaching and Learning of English as a Foreign Language in Tunisia (Aicha Rahal); (16) Omani Women's Experiences as Second Language Writers (Zainab Jabur); and (17) Culture, Communication, and Identity in Anglophone Study Abroad English Language Provision (Deak Kirkham).
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Identification (Psychology), Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Ethnicity, Global Approach, Student Mobility, Foreign Students, Power Structure, Transformative Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Womens Education, Doctoral Degrees, Sex Fairness, Females, Empowerment, Educational Games, Design, Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Males, Sex Stereotypes, School Culture, Learning Disabilities, Leadership Qualities, Emotional Response, Translation, French, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Writing (Composition), Study Abroad
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Students; Researchers; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Japan; United States; China; United Kingdom; Oman; Tunisia