ERIC Number: EJ810317
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 14
A Journey of a Thousand Miles
Howe, John M.
New Directions for Higher Education, n143 p73-79 Fall 2008
In recent years, the population of international faculty has increased on campuses across the United States. These international academics have become vital members of the institutional fabric through research, teaching, and service, yet they face numerous challenges as they adjust to an unfamiliar national and university culture. This article discusses the adjustment of international faculty scholars to the United States and makes suggestions for better addressing transition efforts.
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Foreign Students, Acculturation, International Educational Exchange, Cross Cultural Studies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: United States