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ERIC Number: EJ1136409
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1527-9316
Working with Linguistically Diverse Classes across the Disciplines: Faculty Beliefs
Haan, Jennifer E.; Gallagher, Colleen E.; Varandani, Lisa
Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, v17 n1 p37-51 Feb 2017
The rapid growth of international students at United States universities in recent years (Institute of International Education, 2013) has prompted discussions about how best to serve this population in and out of the classroom. This article reports on faculty cognitions (Borg, 2006) regarding internationalization and the teaching of international students who are emergent multilinguals. Researchers surveyed faculty members on one campus about their beliefs regarding internationalization, techniques for instruction in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms, and their own efficacy in teaching international students. Results indicate a theory-reality split in beliefs about internationalization and techniques for teaching international students along with relatively low levels of self-efficacy in working with emergent multilinguals. The article discusses implications for faculty-administration collaboration and faculty development in linguistically-responsive instruction.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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