An investigation of the lived experience of international students examines the relationship between cultural transitions, adjustments to daily life and stress during the acculturation process. Best practices for facilitating strategies that foster healthy student adaptation and inclusion in different cultures will be explored through discussion and assignments. This introductory course will develop practitioner's competencies to support international student adaptation.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of XIEP 4030 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.
Tue Jun 06 - Tue Jul 04 (5 weeks)
- 5 weeks
- CRN 68646
Class meeting times
|Jun 06 - Jul 04||Tue||18:00 - 21:00||Online|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the myths and realities associated with the lived experience of international students.
- Recognize the drivers behind acculturative stress for international students.
- Articulate the role(s) and responsibilities of an international education practitioner in facilitating international student adaptation.
- Identify strategies at the individual level or institutional level that foster international student adaptation and inclusion.
- Explain the dimensions of inclusion and what makes an inclusive learning space.
Effective as of Winter 2023
International Student Adaptation (XIEP 4030) is offered as a part of the following programs:
- International Education Practitioner - Foundation
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