School of Languages and Area Studies

Asian Learners Sixth International Conference

Transnational Dialogues in HE:
Responding to the Needs of the Asian Learner in Higher Education

17 September 2010

Establishing dialogues beyond national and regional borders is vital to contemporary HE. These may be dialogues across national borders, between cultures and between individuals, both academics and learners.

Conference proceedings

DescriptionFile Size
Lecturers' Perceptions of Teaching International Students in Japan and the UK Tricia Coverdale-Jones, University of Portsmouth and Dr Masahiro Chikada, Nagoya University, Japan PDF 128KB
A cross-disciplinary, cross-university approach to enhancing the Asian student learning experience via appropriate and effective academic support strategies Dr Monika Foster, Edinburgh Napier University PDF 92KB
The Development of Chinese International Students' Reading Strategies: A Sociocultural Perspective Dr Jie Liu, Cardiff University PDF 340KB
Challenges and measures related to the integration of Chinese students in Germany Markus Lux, Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH PDF 237KB
Teaching More Effectively: Implications Drawn from the Students' and Teachers' Perception of an Ideal Teacher in Chinese EFL Context Prof Jianwu Peng, Shandong University of Science and Technology PDF 166KB
Influences of Chinese Cultural Patterns of Thinking on Discourse Organization in English Dissertation Writing Zhaoying Ren, Kunming University of Science and Technology and Richard Hitchcock, University of Portsmouth PDF 431KB
Supporting change and adaptation in teaching and learning for international students Janette Ryan, HEA Teaching International Students Project PDF 1856KB
Interpreting Malaysian Results of International Education Assessments Dr Gordon Slethaug, University of Southern Denmark and Jesilin Manjulaand, Sunway University, Malaysia PDF 1700KB
Internationalising Malaysian Education: The English language factor in policy and practice Ganakumaran Subramaniam, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus & MELTA PDF 1971KB
Analysing teaching traditions in search for common ground in the transnational reality of higher education Dr Jane Vinther, University of Southern Denmark PDF 104KB