Learning in the global classroom a guide for students in the multicultural university

1. Introduction -- 2. The global classroom -- 3. Exchange and study abroad -- 4. Studying in a foreign culture -- 5. Benefiting from lectures -- 6. The challenges and skills of participation -- 7. Working in groups and teams -- 8. The case method : "learning by doing" -- 9. Communication :...

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Main Author: Dalglish, Caril
Other Authors: Lawson, Lynda, Evans, Peter
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Northampton, Mass Edward Elgar Pub 2011
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBook Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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520 |a 1. Introduction -- 2. The global classroom -- 3. Exchange and study abroad -- 4. Studying in a foreign culture -- 5. Benefiting from lectures -- 6. The challenges and skills of participation -- 7. Working in groups and teams -- 8. The case method : "learning by doing" -- 9. Communication : writing in the global classroom -- 10. Communication : speaking in the global classroom -- 11. Success with assessment and examinations -- 12. Research students in the global classroom 
520 |a This unique and fascinating book is written for tertiary level students in the multicultural classroom, whether studying abroad or at home alongside international students. It relates a genuine understanding of the student perspective of learning in a multicultural classroom, highlighting how students possess different learning styles and attitudes to teaching and learning and demonstrating that students not only face language issues, but also numerous other unanticipated challenges