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Alharbi, Eman S.; Smith, Andrew P. – International Education Studies, 2018
This review aims to address the major sources of stress experienced by international students, the role of individual differences, the chronology of their stress levels and wellbeing over time, and gaps in the existing literature. Two electronic databases (PubMed and Psych Info) were searched for English peer-reviewed articles using eight search…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Well Being, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Safipour, Jalal; Wenneberg, Stig; Hadziabdic, Emina – Journal of International Students, 2017
In this essay, we investigate the learning and teaching experiences in the international classroom from both the teachers and the students' perspectives. The findings of this study showed that language barriers are one of the difficulties, but academic cultural differences seem to play a more important role that can impact on the learning outcomes…
Descriptors: International Education, Educational Background, Foreign Students, Stereotypes
Moore, Paul J.; Harrington, Michael – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2016
Policy-makers and practitioners in Australian higher education increasingly view English language proficiency (ELP) as a tripartite construct consisting of English proficiency for academic study, interpersonal communication, and more recently, the workplace. This paper examines this assumption and identifies the significant implications it has for…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency, Foreign Countries
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Liu, Wei – Education Sciences, 2016
In a context of the internationalisation of Higher Education (HE) driven by the high mobility of international Higher Degree Research candidates (HDRs), it is important to consider the value of HDRs' multilingual capabilities for their learning and making of original contributions to knowledge. This article reports on a literature study regarding…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Universities, Educational Policy, International Education
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Fenton-Smith, Ben; Walkinshaw, Ian – Language Teaching, 2014
Griffith University is set across five campuses in south-east Queensland, Australia, and has a student population of 43,000. The School of Languages and Linguistics (LAL) offers programs in linguistics, international English, Chinese, Italian, Japanese and Spanish, as well as English language enhancement courses. Research strands reflect the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Linguistics, Departments