Workshop Description

Teaching and Advising International Students: Students' Stressors, Cultural Differences in the Academic Environment

Theme: CIRTL
Type: Demonstration/Discussion
Date and time: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 • 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 110 Capen Hall (inside Silverman Library), North Campus

Come learn about international students' unique stressors, cultural differences in the university environment, tips for effective communication with non-native English speakers and teaching tips that can benefit all students. Learn how to bridge the cultural gap between the students' expectations and your teaching style.

Learning objectives

  • Understand how international students' unique stressors influence their academic decisions and contribute to the classroom environment
  • Communicate more effectively with students and gain a better understanding of international students' expectations of their relationships with their instructors and other students
This workshop is co-sponsored by The Graduate School.

Registration

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non-UB Registration