The 21st ISANA International Education Conference was held in Melbourne, Victoria, from 30 November – 4 December 2010 at The Crown Promenade.

Theme: Engaging with the wider community

Title: 21st ISANA International Education Association Conference Proceedings
Format: Web (http://isana.proceedings.com.au/2010-conference)
Publisher: ISANA International Education Association Inc.
Place of Publication: The Gap, Queensland, Australia, 4061
Editor: Dr Felicity Fallon and Dr Shanton Chang
ISBN: 978-0-9757180-8-7 Online Resource

Referencing

Surname, Initial (2010), The paper title, Conference Proceedings of the 21st ISANA International Education Conference, 30 November – 4 December 2010, 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

If you have additional material you would like included in the proceedings or if you spot any errors that need correcting, please email us at mail@conferencedesign.com.au.

 

Paper

Title

Authors

Abstract

Paper

Slides

F1 Refereed
Saudi international students in Australia and intercultural engagement: A study of transitioning from a gender segregated culture to a mixed gender environment Ahmed Alhazmi
Workshop
Think Before’ Project Larry Anderson, Ian Geddes, Danielle Hartridge
F1 Refereed
Community engagement and study-to-work transitions: Recommendations from Asia-born New Zealand-educated business graduates
Dr Vivienne Anderson, Mr Terry McGrath, Dr Andrew Butcher, Chze Pheng Ching, Akira Doi
F1 Refereed
Adjunct ESL Tutorial Programs for First Year Students at the University of Melbourne Anna Bailey, Elizabeth Smith
Non Refereed
It’s all about sport Robyn Bailey
F1 Refereed
A New Social Phenomenon? The Migration of Professional Sri Lankan Women to New Zealand
Mallika Bandara
Non Refereed
Engaging multi-dimensional support mechanisms in a Faculty community through peer mentoring Rachael Baron
Non Refereed
International Student Service – a 24 hour commitment
Brett Blacker
Non Refereed
Homestay Issues and Outcomes from 2007 to 2010
David Bycroft*, Sylvia Lewohl
Non Refereed
Murdoch University International Student Engagement & Retention
A Case study for using sports & culture to enhance intercultural engagement, interaction & integration in the wider community
Nicolas Castagnette, Dirk Mulder
Non Refereed
Interaction between Local and International Students using Inclusive Approaches to Intercultural Dialogue
Diana Collett, Jared Thomas
Non Refereed
Positive ‘Australian experience’ – Active social participation and engagement Wesa Chau, Darren Li, Arfa Noor
Non Refereed
Building on Success: Linking the University of Otago’s International Mentor Programme with the Student Exchange Programme
Jason Cushen
Non Refereed
International students and human rights
Joris de Bres
Workshop
Communication – Facing the Reality: How culturally sensitive are we?
Ranjith Dediwalage
Non Refereed
Community Friends & Networks Programme (CFNP)
Laura Della- Pasqua, Danielle M Campbell, Alicia Copping
Non Refereed
Pre-arrival Tool: Student Services Reaching Out To Students With Offers Kirsty Drysdale, Rachel Carter
Non Refereed
What can we learn from students who are terminated from their studies?
Dr Jim Elliott, Dr Sean Murray, Simon Roy
Workshop
Responding to mental health issues for international students
Dr Jim Elliott, Dr Sean Murray
Non Refereed
Cultural Values and Cultural Issues in Mixed Culture International Student Accommodation Arrangements
Dr Felicity Fallon
Non Refereed
Internationalisation and the shaping of student lives in the city
Professor Ruth Fincher
Workshop
Developing and delivering a cross-cultural training workshop for your institution Mary Furnari, Dr Shanton Chang
Non Refereed
The changing face of Student Services at UNSW@ADFA – Breaking down the barriers
Mette Granvik
Workshop
Engaging with the wider community: Steps to build effective partnerships Ruth Gresham
Non Refereed
Engaging the Wider Japanese Community in supporting International Students in Japan
George Harada, Natsuko Kambayashi
Workshop
Harnessing your skills for Community Engagement: Identifying, matching and transferring
Stephen Harte, Miss Xi (Sissi) Zhong
Workshop
International student advising foundations
Sylvia Hooker, Danielle Hartridge
Workshop
Managing critical incidents
Sylvia Hooker
Non Refereed
Internationalisation & Community Engagement
Professor Elspeth Jones
Workshop
Moving towards creating perfect partners in the school community, local community and what the needs of the International students are through this process
Kate Kelleher, Geoff Clark, Catherine Mostyn
Non Refereed
International Student Safety from a Homestay Perspective
Sylvia Lewohl
Non Refereed
Student employability
Julian Longbottom, Simon Bruce
Workshop
Virtual Voyages Sharing International Students’ Online Travel Experiences Dr Nadia Lovett, Trevor Lovett
Non Refereed
Intercultural Community Engagement – A regional campus perspective Joanne Matthews, Freda Webb
Non Refereed
Enhancing Community engagement of international students using Computer Mediated Communities
Terry McGrath, Claire Hastings
Workshop
Using community engagement in providing pastoral care of mature international students and their families
Terry McGrath, Jenny McGrath
Non Refereed
International Students – Understanding the motives for Higher Education as Development Aid
Karen Medica
F1 Refereed
Internationalising teaching and learning: perspectives and issues voiced by senior academics at one Australian university
Dr Patricie Mertova, Dr Wendy Green
Non Refereed
Best practice in international education in Australia
Melville Miranda
Non Refereed
Understanding The Interrelation Between International Education And Tourism In Australia Sabine Muschter
Non Refereed
Construction of work experiences by Doctoral Students in Victoria
Danny Ong
Non Refereed
“Wiki” A support tool to communicate and assist host families
Jennifer Petrie
Non Refereed
Providing student accommodation services when you don’t own or manage any housing Patricia Petronio
Non Refereed
Engaging stakeholders: implementing the post-entry English language testing policy at the University of Melbourne
Laurie Ransom
Non Refereed
Student city, Palmerston North, the international student experience Dianne Reilly, Sylvia Hooker, Natalia Benquet
Non Refereed
Measuring the ‘Home’ in Homestay
Dr Katie Richardson
Non Refereed
Welcome to Wollongong: 3 times lucky or sheer determination?
Virginie Schmelitschek, Melissa Zacagnini
Non Refereed
Strengthening the University community through the successful transition of International Students to University life
Prof Judith Scott, Julia Dennis, Ruth Gresham
Non Refereed
Engaging across sectors and with the community through ISANA
Mary Ann Seow
Non Refereed
Engaging Arabic International Students in Higher Education: A review of the literature Gregor Shepherd
Non Refereed
An investigation of how international students experience their education in courses in higher education
Nishani Singh
Non Refereed
Student Welcome 2010 At Melbourne Airport
Sharon Smith
Non Refereed
Adjustment experiences of International Pre-service Teachers through Community Service engagement
Hannah Soong, Amanda Daly
Non Refereed
Evaluating Community Engagement Initiatives in Higher Education
Felix Tan, Rosemary Stockdale, Rajesh Vasa, Siow Yen, Sebastian Ng
Non Refereed
“You can’t ask that!”: an insight into the exacting nature of questions on an IELTS test
Paula Vigorelli
Non Refereed
Preparing International Students for Community Engagement: Laying the Foundations Xi (Sissi) Zhong
Non Refereed
The Price of Learning: A study of Chinese Students’ Psychological and Socio-Cultural Challenges in South Australia
Chong Zhou, Peter Willis

 

 

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