The 25th ISANA International Education Conference was held in Adelaide, South Australia, from 2 to 5 December 2014 at the Hilton Adelaide Hotel.

Theme: Working with Synergies: Benefiting the diversity of Students

Title: 25th ISANA International Education Association Conference Proceedings
Format: Web (isana.proceedings.com.au/2014-conference)
Publisher: ISANA International Education Association Inc.
Place of Publication: 228 Liverpool St, Hobart 7000
Editors: Dr Catherine Gomes, Dr Shanton Chang
ISBN: 978-0-9757180-7-0 Online Resource

Referencing

Surname, Initial (2014), The paper title, Conference Proceedings of the 25th ISANA International Education Conference, 2-5 December 2014, 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.

* Please note that the refereed papers marked with ‘JANZSSA’ below will be published in the Journal of ANZSSA in April 2015 and are therefore not available in the Proceedings.

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.

Type

Title

Authors

Abstract

Paper

Slides

Other

Refereed
Towards understanding and fostering intercultural competence within double-degree programs Eika Auschner JANZSSA
Non-Refereed
The place of student accommodation in the changing climate of student demographic Thina Balakisnan
Refereed
Track and connect: increasing first year student engagement, retention and success at the university of Sydney Dr Sophia Barnes*, Ms Grace Macalpine* JANZSSA
Non-Refereed
Working in Australia – how the Fair Work Ombudsman can help Lyn Barnett*, Carey Trundle
Non-Refereed
Service provision for international students: Trends from the international student barometer Kevin Brett
Non-Refereed
Spirituality for all Rev Dr Russell Briese
Non-Refereed
A case study in support: a ‘one-stop- shop’ for international students in Victoria Andrea Brookes*, Alex Prentice
Non-Refereed
Cross cultural understanding across continents to facilitate the internationalisation of the staff and student experience Dr Laura-Anne Bull*, Tania Willis*, Marjorie Savage
Non-Refereed
Introduction of a holistic approach to access, inclusion and wellbeing at ANU and the impact of change Dr Laura-Anne Bull*, Tania Willis*
Keynote
Going for gold: Promoting student wellbeing Associate Professor Jane Burns
Non-Refereed
The benefits and challenges of centralised mentor training Laura Chandler
Non-Refereed
University Facebook Presence: Why So Serious? Cris Clucas*, Simone St Clair
Non-Refereed
Indigenous frameworks and cultural values do matter: Raising Maori and Pasifika student success Marie Cocker
Non-Refereed
What’s next? Students’ expectations of an international education and life after graduation Dave Coulter
Refereed
Models for the successful integration of social networking into the studies of digital native students Michael Cowling JANZSSA
Non-Refereed
Engaging students: The ins and outs of international student transition Wilma D’Silva*, Pia Larsson*
Non-Refereed
Co-curricular student engagement and development Clementine Davies, Karlee Davies*, Leah Pabst
Workshop
A crash course in the praxis of student community development and using student engagement as a key retention strategy Karlee Davies*, Jimi Bursaw
Non-Refereed
US college student expectations of studying in Australia or New Zealand insights from down under Karen Davis*, Joanna Peters*, Annette Riley
Workshop
Collaborative, integrated frontline services: Impact and outcomes of changed delivery for diverse student needs Karen Davis*, Jan Stewart*
Keynote
Developing intercultural competence: A key competence for the 21st Century Professor Darla Deardorff
Non-Refereed
One size does not fit all – developing an effective orientation for mid-year entry students Sandra Egege
Non-Refereed
Trends in the student accommodation sector and how it supports the student experience Edwina Ellicott, Melissa Suckley* Website
Refereed
Living in an exclusive multinational society: International students in Australia and their social networks Catherine Gomes JANZSSA
Workshop
Facilitating cultural transitions & change Dr Christine Hogan
Workshop
The pathway from procrastination to productivity Brian Johnston
Non-Refereed
Victoria’s investment in student experience – Victorian Government Jane Keedle
Keynote
Embedding indigenous knowledge in the crowded space of a tertiary institution Teorongonui Josie Keelan
Non-Refereed
From widening participation to widening internationalisation Peter Komsta*, Sebastien Robin
Workshop
Breaking down barriers- The Newcastle solution a collaboration with NSW Police to support international student engagement Nicole Latham*, Inspector Terry Burns*, Jamie Daniluck*, Shaunak Muzumdar*
Non-Refereed
UniThrive: Our process to develop an online resource to help student not just survive, but thrive at uni Colleen Lewig
Non-Refereed
Working collaboratively with academic staff to assist international students at risk Anne Mahlo*, Louise Evershed
Non-Refereed
ASIC MoneySmart Rookie “An online multi-focal resource to support tertiary student to increase their financial literacy” Stuart Martin
Non-Refereed
Volunteers as champions of diversity: Similar experiences; dissimilar cultural background Kath McCulloch*, Jeanne Wee*, Josie Ferrone*
Refereed
Preparing international students for post academic transition with particular attention to re-entry to a diverse range of countries Terry McGrath*, Sylvia Hooker*
Workshop
Encouraging successful diversity engagement and intercultural interaction in campus and community environments Terry McGrath*, Sylvia Hooker*, Lian Hong Brebner*
Non-Refereed
EMundus project: International collaboration for virtual mobility Prof Rory McGreal*, Fabio Nascimbenil
Non-Refereed
Mature age students: Enhancing retention through targeted support services Alissa McIntosh*, R. Claire Watts, Sylvia-Irene De Silva
Workshop
International students & mental health issues: Context & response Sean Murray, Jim Elliott
Non-Refereed
What’s new in Australian international education Steve Nerlich
Non-Refereed
Non-academic pastoral support factors influencing international PhD students experience in sport research at Auckland University of Technology Kylie Ngaamo
Non-Refereed
Get started get connected Helen Nicholls-Stary*, Angie Chang*
Keynote
Securing rights and assistance for international students as victims of crime Michael O’Connell

Workshop
Teaching meditation to students for mental health and Wellbeing: A multi modal approach Mark O’Donoghue
Non-Refereed
Outsourcing student residence management in Australian universities Dr Ashvin Parameswaran
Refereed
Building a sense of belonging and connectedness: What extra-curricular activities do international students really want? Karma Pearce JANZSSA
Non-Refereed
Enhancing engagement through projects: An insight into student clubs and projects grants at QUT Sarah Pearce
Workshops
Building Bridges – enhancing your cross-cultural understanding Andrea Perry
Non-Refereed
Research with reality – Maori and Pasifika youth transition experiences in education Annette Pitovao*, Andrea Thumath*
Workskop
Brief intervention models in counselling services: Delivering on the ‘brief to be brief’ Nadia Rajic
Non-Refereed
Student’s ‘at risk’ Usha Rao
Non-Refereed
Learning hubs: Are they spaces that enhance academic outcomes for students from low uncertainty avoidance cultures? Hedley Reberger
Workshop
Sweet as: Helping first year students transition with peer education and resiliency training Rachel Riedel
Non-Refereed
Designing a university-wide approach for the mental health and wellbeing of staff and students Rachel Riedel*, Gerard Hoffman*
Refereed
Issues and challenges in student affairs and services work: Perspectives from an international survey Prof Tricia Seifert JANZSSA
Workshop
Managing critical incidents Mary Ann Seow, Sylvia Hooker
Non-Refereed
Community safety and international students understanding of Australian law Desma Smith
Workshop
Staying in-balance: Workshop on resilience & wellbeing Dr Sherene Suchy
Non-Refereed
Digital destruction and the future of international education in Australia: The impact of information technology on student learning and how Australian providers can expand market share via enhancing the student experience Keith Suter
Non-Refereed
Learning from the diversity of Students: Strengthening our community Emma Taylor*, Dawn Wade*
Workshop
Is this a job for the Mental Health Coordinator? Lessons learnt from 6 years of developing a Mental Health Coordinator role at a University Joanna Tennant
Non-Refereed
Getting Started: An institution-wide approach to orientation Karena Thomas*, Zarlasht Sarwari
Refereed
Maximising intercultural learning for Australian university students in an English-speaking study abroad program in Malaysia Louise Townsin JANZSSA
Non-Refereed
Mental health awareness, responding to students (MHARTS) Jane Turner Goldsmith
Non-Refereed
Mixed metaphors: Descriptive representations for transnational students Donna Velliaris*, Luis Frenzel
Non-Refereed
A holistic framework for recognising cross-cultural student diversity Donna Velliaris
Refereed
Tailoring graduate attributes to meet the needs of international students in a pathway program Donna Velliaris*, Paul Breen
Non-Refereed
Going global: Internationalizing the Office for Student Affairs at the University of Minnesota Amelious Whyte
Refereed
Media, mobility and international student well-being Joshua Wong
Non-Refereed
Using mindfulness techniques to improve focus and concentration for university students – A group based approach Ania Zysk*, Dr Monika Goretzki*

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