The 19th ISANA International Education Conference was held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 2 – 5 December 2008 at the Skycity Convention Centre.

Theme: Promoting Integration and Interaction

Title: 19th ISANA International Education Association Conference Proceedings
Format: Web
Publisher: ISANA International Education Association Inc.
Place of Publication: The Gap, Queensland, Australia, 4061
Editor: Mr Terry McGrath
ISBN: 978-0-9757180-9-4 Online Resource

Referencing

Surname, Initial (2008), The paper title, Conference Proceedings of the 19th ISANA International Education Conference, 2 – 5 December 2008, 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.

Updates from Authors

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Paper

Title

Authors

Abstract

Paper

Slides

Non Refereed
Narratives of international education: The student perspective on the export trade in education services in Australia Sarah Ahern
F1 Refereed
Re-imagining ‘interaction’ and ‘integration’: Reflections on a university social group for international and local women Vivienne Anderson
F1 Refereed
Building a Connected Community of Learners: The Postgraduate Mentor Program Rachael Baron
F1 Refereed
The 3C model: Communicating the important stuff to new internationals Chris Beard
Non Refereed
The hongi welcome campaign – collaborating to maximise goodwill in Christchurch Sarah Beaven, Mary Furnari
Non Refereed
Integration & Interaction: It’s also for QA regulators
Gary Bourton
F1 Refereed
Intercultural Interactions in a New Zealand University: Pakeha and Asian Perspectives Lian-Hong Brebner
Non Refereed
Working Together to Build Complete Homestay Solutions David Bycroft, Peter Spolc, Chris Everson, Sylvia Lewohl
F1 Refereed
Facilitating Local-International Student Interaction and Integration through Curriculum Development Dr Shanton Chang
Non Refereed
Local-International Student Engagement: Challenging some myths and assumptions Dr Shanton Chang, Dr Sophie Arkoudis
F1 Refereed
Asian students in university clubs: Case studies in leadership and integration Jirayu Chotimongkol
Non Refereed
Weekend Break Program: Encouraging intercultural community connections Clare Cunnington, Olivia Reid
F1 Refereed
How can learning about the structure of research articles help international students? Pho, Phuong Dzung
Workshop
Internationalising Schools Felicity Fallon, Terry McGrath
F1 Refereed
Connecting, Networking, Integrating: Enriching the relationship between international Muslim students and academic staff in health areas Ruth Gresham, Jeannette Walsh
Non Refereed
Promoting participation and engagement in city life – City of Melbourne Welcome to International Students Cherry Grimwade
F1 Refereed
Welcome to Wollongong-Community action project Peter Kell, Virginie Schmelitschek, Anne Maree Smith and Gillian Vogl
F1 Refereed
‘Culture’ or teaching? Japanese women’s learning experiences in New Zealand high school and university classrooms Takako Kishimoto, Susan Sandretto
Workshop
Preparing International graduates for re-entry and associated post academic
transition
Terry McGrath, Paul Stock, Janeen Mills
Non Refereed
Responding to student diversity in New Zealand university settings. Making connection between academic learning advising and international students Dr David Pang
Non Refereed
Encouraging outbound student mobility: an update from Australian Education International A Pasfield, K Taylor, T Harris
Non Refereed
Linguistic Constructions of Sociocultural Difference: the initial perceptions of Japanese and German students at a New Zealand university Anita Perkins
Non Refereed
Negotiating trust and respect: relationships between staff members at LTUIC and Middle Eastern students Usha Rao
Non Refereed
Assessment and diversity: A collaboration project between academic staff and learning support staff in a university Dr Mary Roberts
Non Refereed
What they don’t tell you: Third party focus groups Andrew Saunders
Non Refereed
To transition and beyond! Strategies to assist international students’ throughout their university experiences Tristana Sidoryn, Jo Slade
Non Refereed
A multicultural muddle: Is social cohesion the answer Professor Paul Spoonley
F1 Refereed
Promoting global citizenship through educational travel and study abroad programs in the South Pacific Prof Michael Tarrant, Dr Laura Sessions
Non Refereed
Interaction or integration at “University Global Town” Dr Stanley Theron
Non Refereed
Lights, Action, Rolling Samantha Thompson
F1 Refereed
Effect of Interactions between Demographic Variables and Learning Traits on International Students’ Performance Dr V.K. Varughese
Non Refereed
Investigating attitudes toward international students: Programme and policy implications for social integration and international education Professor Colleen Ward
Non Refereed
Reducing social isolation and loneliness through technological
communication
Shannon Weiley, Jason Sommers
F1 Refereed
Food, conversations and the wireless: AFIS reaching its constituency, 2002 onwards Wai Ken Wong, Douglas Tsoi, Wesa Chau, Amgad Elmhdi, Darren Li
F1 Refereed
The challenges of cross-cultural adjustment: A study of secondary Chinese students in South Australia Chong Zhou

 

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