Finding common ground: Enhancing interaction between domestic and international students
Sophie Arkoudis (project director), Chi Baik, Shanton Chang (Melbourne), Ian Lang (Melbourne), Kim Watty (Melbourne), Helen Borland (Victoria), Amanda Pearce (Victoria) and Josephine Lang (RMIT)
Funded by: The Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)
This research project investigated local and international student interaction within teaching and learning contexts. A key outcome from the project was the development of a six-dimension conceptual framework, the Interaction for Learning Framework. This framework underpins each of the resources produced through the project, which include:
- The DVD Finding Common Ground, featuring the voices of academic staff and university students from a range of Australian universities.
- The Guide for Academics, which includes practical suggestions for enhancing practice, and illustrated by specific examples as well as a background paper presenting the findings of the project and, a flyer for students, highlighting the benefits of involvement in culturally diverse peer groups.
Support for this project website has been provided by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council Ltd, an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.
The views expressed in the project do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.
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