The 17th ISANA International Education Conference was held in Sydney, New South Wales from the 5 – 8 December 2006.

Theme: Educate • Advocate • Empower

Title: 17th ISANA International Education Association Conference Proceedings
Format: Web (isana.proceedings.com.au/2006-conference)
Publisher: ISANA International Education Association Inc.
Place of Publication: Sydney
Editor: Dr Felicity Fallon and Dr Shanton Chang
ISBN: 0-9757180-2-9

Referencing

Surname, Initial (2006), The paper title, Conference Proceedings of the 17th ISANA International Education Conference, 5 December – 8 December 2006, ISANA International Education Association, page XXX.

Presentations

Click on the link to open the abstract, paper, slides or other media, where available. Refereed category papers are fully written and blind peer reviewed papers. All Refereed papers have been pre-screened for conformity with the submission guidelines and overall appropriateness for the conference. These papers have been evaluated in a double-blind peer review process. Reviewers include academics and researchers in the field of international education. Acceptance and rejection decisions are finalised by the Program Committee.

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Paper

Title

Authors

Abstract

Paper

F1 Refereed
Who’s not integrating? International women speak about New Zealander students Ms Vivienne Anderson
Non Refereed
The “Aussie Family” program at UniSA Ms Nimala Ashok*, Mr Christopher Bridge
Non Refereed
‘Prevention is better than Cure’: Timely provision of strategies for academic and social success to RMIT Business students Ms Heather Bigelow*, Ms Mary Kerstjens*
Non Refereed
Developing students intercultural communication competence: A workshop approach Carmela Briguglio
F1 Refereed
Empowering students by developing their intercultural communication competence: A two-way process
Dr Carmela Briguglio
F1 Refereed
Empowering International Students to Prepare for their Working Life – Through an Informed Career Framework
Mr Greg Calvert
F1 Refereed
Managing Academic Support for International Students: the appropriateness of a Learning Support Unit in an Australian tertiary institution Ms Mona Chung, Mr Martin Kelliher, Dr Wendy Smith*
Non Refereed
Collaborative learning in diverse groups: The New Zealand experience
Jill Clark*, Trish Baker
Non Refereed
Enhancing the International Student Experience. The importance of Student Groups and peer support at Edith Cowan University
Mrs Cassandra Colvin
Non Refereed
Empowerment through learning in a Virtual Environment
Mr David Craven
Non Refereed
Returning Home or Staying On: The Evolution of the Returning Home Program
Mr Joe Damrongphiwat*, Ms Rachel Wellam*
Non Refereed
Short Courses: ‘Drawcard’ OR Drawback! Mr Nicholas Dowd
Non Refereed
Monash Language Exchange Program Ms Leanne Fairbrother
F1 Refereed

Young, Worried and in a Foreign Culture: Factors involved in the help-seeking behaviour of international students in Australia

 

Dr Felicity Fallon
F1 Refereed
The challenge of understanding the academic expectations of Gulf sponsored students Ms Katerina Gauntlett
Non Refereed
The safety of our International Students – A proactive approach
Ms Shereen Ghobrial
Non Refereed
Is Higher Education a product?
A French approach to the
internationalization of higher education
Stéphane Grivelet
F1 Refereed
Engaging to educate and empower- NESB international students at western higher education institutions! Ms Neera Handa
F1 Refereed
Enriching the learning for offshore students in a 1st year Management subject Ms Fiona Henderson*, Mr Alan McWilliams
Non Refereed
IELTS: Empowering stakeholders Ms Mary Jane Hogan
Non Refereed
Student exchange in New Zealand: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Kenneth Holt
F1 Refereed
South Asian Students’ Adaptation Experiences in an Australian Postgraduate Coursework Environment
Mr Waliul Islam*, Prof. Helen Borland*
Non Refereed
Student voice: A powerful and realistic way to prepare students for study in Australia
Mrs Lynda Lawson *, Dr Carol Dalglish, Mr Peter Nelson, Mr Martin Reese, Mr Christian Haker
Non Refereed
This is how we do it! Prof Ross Lehman
Non Refereed
How do students make a difference when they can’t vote?
Charlotte Long, Sharon Smith
Non Refereed
Key issues impacting on Muslim students today Fawzan Malas
Non Refereed
OzAbroad: A new model for outbound student mobility in Australia
Mr Rob Malicki*, Mr Russ Alexander*
F1 Refereed
International Students in New Zealand – Responses and barriers to intercultural interaction opportunities
Mr Terry McGrath, Ms Sylvia Hooker
F1 Refereed
A problem based learning (PBL) approach to lectures in a large first-year business subject
Mr Alan McWilliams*, Mr Robert Lawrence, Mr George Comodromos, Ms Fiona Henderson
F1 Refereed
Income security of international students in Australia Ms Helen Forbes-Mewett *, Ms Mona Chung, Prof Chris Nyland, Prof Simon Marginson
Non Refereed
The Student Advocate: The Inherent Conflict facing the International Student Adviser?
Mr Peter Mitchell*, Mr Nicholas Tan, Ms Cassandra Colvin
Non Refereed
Left in the dark from the word go? International students and Aussie Talk Nancy Moncrieff
Non Refereed
The role of the International Student Adviser: How we have changed. Great Expectations – How to manage, survive and stay ahead
Ms Maryann Seow
F1 Refereed
Can you teach Aussie Universities to Salsa? Investigating the orientation and support needs of Latin American students in Australian higher education
Ms Kate Smart
Non Refereed
Keep it Safe: A Guide for International Women Students
Ms Kylie Smith
Non Refereed
Give me wings to fly – What can be done better to smooth Chinese students’ academic adaptation experience at one Australian university?
Ms Shengjie Su
Non Refereed
From Student to Student Adviser: A delicate transition
Mr Nicholas Tan*, Ms. Megan Jager*
F1 Refereed
Journeys of adaptation to disciplinary academic communities: International students in higher education
Ms Ly Tran
Non Refereed
Showcasing best practice in international education and training
Ms Susy Trier
Non Refereed
Primary schooling of beggar street boys and the Universal Basic Educational policy in Northern Nigeria
Dr Lantana Martha Usman
Non Refereed
Management, compliance and support services for school students Judith Vincent, Judy Thompson, Don Stojanovic
Non Refereed
Accommodating your customers – Lifestyle student support services Mr Tony Waters

 

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