Educational Reciprocity and Adaptivity: International Students and Stakeholders

1st Edition

Abe W. Ata, Ly Thi Tran, Indika Liyanage

Published January 11, 2018
Reference - 262 Pages - 14 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138707399 - CAT# Y324179
Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

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Educational Reciprocity and Adaptability challenges the common belief that adapting to new educational settings is the responsibility of international students alone. The book argues that reciprocal responses are required by students and stakeholders alike for an efficient and equitable accommodation of international students in educational settings. Considering how international students negotiate academic challenges and social tensions, it presents both theoretical frameworks and practical tools to work around the tension regarding ethical academic practices.

Crucially exploring these issues across a range of geographical and institutional contexts, and therefore offering critical insights into significant developments in international education across the world, the much-needed research in this edited collection explores:

  • institutional educational policies regarding international students and stakeholders;
  • institutional practices and how they are received;
  • educational adaptability and responses from different stakeholders;
  • the experiences of international students and institutions in negotiating academic and social tensions.

This important contribution to research on the experiences of international students in different geographical and educational contexts is of great interest to academics, researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of international education, comparative education, sociology of education, youth studies, intercultural studies, migration studies and TESOL.

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