The 23rd ISANA International Education Conference was held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 4 to 7 December 2012 at The Viaduct Events Centre.

Theme: Developing global citizens: Enhancing the student experience through embedded support and academic services

Title: 23rd ISANA International Education Association Conference Proceedings
Format: Web (http://isana.proceedings.com.au/2012-conference)
Publisher: ISANA International Education Association Inc.
Place of Publication: 228 Liverpool St, Hobart 7000
Editor: Dr Katie Richardson, Dr Shanton Chang, Mr Terry McGrath
ISBN: 978-0-9757180-7-0 Online Resource

Referencing

Surname, Initial (2012), The paper title, Conference Proceedings of the 23rd ISANA International Education Conference, 4-7 December 2012, ISANA International Education Association, page XXX.

Presentations

Click on the icons to open the abstract, paper, slides or other media, where available. F1 Refereed category papers are fully written and blind peer reviewed papers. All F1 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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Type

Title

Authors

Abstract

Paper

Slides

Other

Workshop
Responing to mental health for international students Patrick Au*, Sean Murray*, Jim Elliott*
Refereed
Relationships and Sexual Health Promotion Project for QUT international students Yongnam Baek*, Heena Akbar, Graeme Baguley
Non Refereed
Harmonising student experience and support services – Enhancing connectivity Liesl Barnett*, Emma Hart*
Refereed
Indian students at QUT: Expectations and experience Swati Basu*, Heena Akbar
Refereed
Engaging new international students: An update of the 3C Model Christopher Beard
Refereed
International Saudi female students in Australia and social networking sites: What are the motivations and barriers to communication? Haifa Binsahl, Shanton Chang*
Non Refereed
It is not just the academic that counts – a certificate in recognition of co-curricular activities for International Students Kate Casey
Non Refereed
An innovative and interactive game playing approach to disseminate vital student support services information more effectively to international students, while simultaneously enhancing social engagement between international and domestic students and the broader community during Orientation Week Robyn Cetinich*, Thomas Arnold, Sarah Sekulic
Refereed
Communicating with international students: How do their social networks impact on where they go to for information? Shanton Chang*, Basil Alzougool, Catherine Gomes*, Marsha Berry*, Sharon Smith, Daniel Reeders
Plenary
Student success, psychological literacy, and global citizenship Associate Professor Jacquelyn Cranney
Refereed
Internationalisation at home: Building cross-cultural understanding among local and international students through enhanced teaching and learning practices. Karen Commons*, Vicky Mabin, Xiaodan Gao*
Refereed
Tweet the teacher: Using Twitter as a mechanism to increase classroom engagement Michael Cowling*, Jeremy Novak
Non Refereed
Access, use and usefulness: Services for international students at one Australian university Katie Dunworth*, Pam Roberts, Duncan Boldy
Workshop
Enhancing the student experience: Approaches to the development of English Language Proficiency Katie Dunworth*, Helen Drury, Cynthia Kralik, Tim Moore, Denise Mulligan
Non Refereed
Professional support for student advisors Jim Elliott*, Sean Murray*, Helen Hesselberg*
Refereed
Factors impacting information seeking behaviour of international students: towards a conceptual model Leila Meratian Esfahani, Shanton Chang*
Workshop
Introducing the Online Tutorial on the 2012 Additions to the Australian ESOS Act Felicity Fallon
Non Refereed
A case study of online peer-learning to foster cultural awareness in medical students Mary Furnari
Non
Refereed
Cross-cultural experience at home: Kiwi students’ reflections on being ExcelL volunteers Xiaodan Gao*, Karen Commons*
Non Refereed
Services on a shoestring or ‘Just how many miracles can we perform?’ Bronwyn Gilson*, Ashleigh Dempster*
Non Refereed
‘I learnt to live happily’: Self-reflection on success factors for New Zealand Aid Programme scholars Julia Harrison
Non Refereed
Case studies in international student support: The IDP experience Henry Ho*, Jane Li
Plenary
Linking academic and support staff members in a team to improve the quality of transnational pre-service teacher education Dr John Hope
Workshop
Knowing our personal and professional boundaries Brian Johnston
Non Refereed
The particular challenges facing international students embarking on postgraduate study at the University of Otago Brian Johnston
Non Refereed
Integrative framework for student-centred learning: A holistic lens for ensuring quality educational experience Chona Kennedy
Non Refereed
Mend-A-Friend: Building a peer support culture to help tertiary students in distress Catherine Leahy*, Raymond Peterson, Ian Wilson, David Emmett
Plenary
Developing global citizens at home – learning from the past to plan for the future. Associate Professor Betty Leask
Non Refereed
Enhancing interaction between domestic and international students: Creating opportunities through the student exchange programme Fiona Mann*, Kirsty McClure
Non Refereed
Cultural and religious connections; community engagement; wellness and entry adjustment amongst international students in Palmerston North Terry McGrath*, Rashmi Kant*
Refereed
Asia-born New Zealand trained business graduates reaction and insight into internationalization in New Zealand university business schools Terry McGrath*, Vivienne Anderson, Ching Chze Pheng, Akira Doi
Non
Refereed
Living together: Interaction, intercultural understanding and adaptation in a multi-nationality postgraduate community Theresa McKinven
Refereed
Understanding the decision-making process of European international students to study abroad in Australia and their ensuing travel behaviour during their stay in Australia Sabine Muschter
Refereed
UniSA’s approach towards enhancing student experience through the implementation of a Learning, Language and Literacies (L3) model Sasikala Nallaya
Non Refereed
Autumn Entry into Japanese Universities; How a structural change enhanced global citizenship development opportunities for Japanese students Yoshinobu Onishi
Non Refereed
Enhancing academic experience of international students in western research universities David Pang
Non Refereed
‘Wiki’ a support tool to communicate and assist host families in enhancing the student experience Jennifer Petrie
Non Refereed
Mentoring students with different cultural backgrounds Usha Rao
Non Refereed
Hub Central: Using space to produce peer interaction across diverse student groups Hedley Reberger
Non Refereed
Losing license to recruit: The impact of migration debates in the UK on international students Sarah Rimmington
Plenary
Preparing students for global citizenship: The Victoria International Leadership Programme Professor Roberto Rabel
Refereed
Experiencing Australia: Arab students’ perspectives and perceptions informing enhancement strategies Gregor Shepherd*, Halim Rane
Non Refereed
A holistic approach to Homestay: Enhancing global relationships Fatima Shipton
Plenary
Have our students got what it takes? Report on work by the New Zealand Ministry of Education on global knowledge and competencies Marie-Louise Siddle
Non Refereed
City of Melbourne: Developing an international student strategy Sharon Smith*, Gary Lee
Refereed
Transnational higher education programs for facilitating inter-university knowledge transfer: University of Indonesia’s experience Agustian Sutrisno*, Djoko Hartanto, Hitendra Pillay
Non Refereed
A UK case study: Oxford University and the integration of home and international student support services James Tibbert
Non Refereed
‘Getting it right the first year’ Leuaina Vaai-Hatier*, Jamie Hooper*
Non Refereed
The Student Life Art Project 2012: Exploring and enhancing the student experience through the creative and expressive arts Maria Valastro
Non Refereed
Harnessing the curricular and co-curricular to promote meaningful student engagement Kitty Vivekananda
Non Refereed
Homestay is not for everyone – An alternative model Adele Wilson*, Dylan Anderson*

 

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