Teaching International Students

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Teaching International Students

Centre’s student body includes international students from diverse countries. It also includes non-native English speakers. Here are some resources that will help you better understand the experiences of non-native speakers and international students and help them be active and engaged learners in your classes. Please contact Jessica Leonard (International Student Services, jessica.leonard@centre.edu) for more information.

Conversations on Teaching | Mental Health and Wellbeing of Centre’s International Students | May 4, 2023 

Two of Centre’s Atkins Scholars co-presented the results of their research, which is focused on navigating and adapting to an American college as an international student and trauma-informed strategies that can be implemented by faculty to create safe environments. Their research included interviews with the international student population at Centre and examines the importance of mentorship, providing space for global conversation and expression of self, and navigating content and context of international conflict in the classroom. A short presentation was followed by open discussion.  

To see material from a recent Conversation on Teaching view this document: Welcoming International Students Slides and Padlet