ESL& International Student Advising<br />Jim Zhang<br />NACADA<br /> ESL/International Student Advising<br />
Weidong (Jim) ZhangYear Started in Profession:2001<br />Counselor at Maharishi University of Management<br />Co-Chair for ...
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN U.S. HIGHER EDUCATION <br /><ul><li>The number of international students at colleges and univers...
International students and their dependents contributed more than $17.6 billion to the US. Economy.</li></li></ul><li>INTE...
Top 5 International Ed News<br /> Academic Outcomes of Study Abroad<br />“In 2000, researchers began an ambitious effort t...
Top 5 International Ed News<br />American universities now accepting IB exam<br />“Today, many American colleges and unive...
Top 5 International Ed News<br />Plagiarism epidemic shuts down U.S. program in China<br />“It's not uncommon for colleges...
Top 5 International Ed News<br />Privatized Pathways for Foreign Students<br />“U.S. colleges have increasingly turned to ...
Top 5 International Ed News<br />Colleges Extend Conditional Admissions to Pull In More International Students<br />“Candi...
Hot Topics<br />Academic Adjustments, Culture Shock , CPT English Learning , F 1 Visa, J1 Visa, H1 B Visa Internship Jobs,...
What is the most discussed issue related to International Students on your campus?<br />
Academic Adjustment<br />Academic Adjustment: “Adjustments made by students to facilitate their learning when they encount...
How can we adjust it?<br />“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”<br />Get to know the U.S. educational system<br />Understa...
What's the Problem With Quiet Students? Anyone? Anyone? - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education<br />‎"Student si...
Recommendations<br />Newsletter<br />Orientation <br />Workshop<br />International Student Mentorship Program<br />
Newsletter<br />  Problems<br />“Most colleges send to many emails." <br />"I delete these emails/only read the ones from ...
OrientationWhat key concerns do need to be covered?<br />
Workshop<br />American Classroom Culture <br />Helping International Students Understand American Values<br />Plagiarism <...
International Student Mentorship Program<br />“Making friends will help you into the culture more naturally and with less ...
CAS ISPS Must:<br />Assess the needs of the international student population and  set priorities among those needs <br />C...
CAS ISPS Must:<br />Determine the educational goals; developmental levels; and social, emotional, and cultural needs of in...
CAS ISPS Must:<br />Facilitate international students’ participation in campus life<br />Interpret immigration policies to...
CAS ISPS Must:<br />Orient international students to the expectations , policies, and culture of the institution and to th...
Career Development<br />Past-President Jennifer Bloom wrote that sometimes we forget to “walk the talk.” We need to be lif...
http://ihec-djc.blogspot.com/<br />
http://breakdrink.com/<br />
http://ericstoller.com/blog/<br />
http://techknowtools.wordpress.com/<br />
http://thesabloggers.org/<br />
References<br />Open Doors 2009: International Students in the United States Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://opendoo...
References<br />Elizabeth Redden (2010) Plagiarism epidemic shuts down U.S. program in China Retrieved from October 1, 201...
References<br />Alec Couros (2006) Networked Teacher Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/3...
References<br />Others:<br />http://www.nafsa.org/interactive/core/orders/product.aspx?catid=4&prodid=190<br />http://twit...
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  1. 1. ESL& International Student Advising<br />Jim Zhang<br />NACADA<br /> ESL/International Student Advising<br />
  2. 2. Weidong (Jim) ZhangYear Started in Profession:2001<br />Counselor at Maharishi University of Management<br />Co-Chair for ESL/International Student Advising Commission at National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)<br />Member at NAFSA: Association of International Educators<br />Member at NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education<br />Member at NACAC National Association for College Admission Counseling<br />
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  4. 4. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN U.S. HIGHER EDUCATION <br /><ul><li>The number of international students at colleges and universities in the United States increased by 8% to an all-time high of 671,616 in the 2008/09 academic year.
  5. 5. International students and their dependents contributed more than $17.6 billion to the US. Economy.</li></li></ul><li>INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN U.S. HIGHER EDUCATION <br />
  6. 6. Top 5 International Ed News<br /> Academic Outcomes of Study Abroad<br />“In 2000, researchers began an ambitious effort to document the academic outcomes of study abroad across the 35-institution University System of Georgia.…”<br />
  7. 7. Top 5 International Ed News<br />American universities now accepting IB exam<br />“Today, many American colleges and universities are accepting the IB exam as part of a new trend referred to as "test-optional," the Washington Post reports…”<br />
  8. 8. Top 5 International Ed News<br />Plagiarism epidemic shuts down U.S. program in China<br />“It's not uncommon for colleges to discontinue academic programs overseas for financial reasons. But Centenary College, in New Jersey, is shutting down an M.B.A. program in Asia to contain a plagiarism epidemic. About 400 students are currently enrolled in the program at locations inBeijing, Shanghai and Taiwan…”<br />
  9. 9. Top 5 International Ed News<br />Privatized Pathways for Foreign Students<br />“U.S. colleges have increasingly turned to for-profit companies for help in recruiting international students…”<br />
  10. 10. Top 5 International Ed News<br />Colleges Extend Conditional Admissions to Pull In More International Students<br />“Candidates with strong academic backgrounds but weak language skills find more options in the U.S…”<br />
  11. 11. Hot Topics<br />Academic Adjustments, Culture Shock , CPT English Learning , F 1 Visa, J1 Visa, H1 B Visa Internship Jobs, I-20,OPT, and Scholarship. <br />
  12. 12. What is the most discussed issue related to International Students on your campus?<br />
  13. 13. Academic Adjustment<br />Academic Adjustment: “Adjustments made by students to facilitate their learning when they encounter a different educational system in course of their academic progress.” DaljitKaur<br />
  14. 14. How can we adjust it?<br />“When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”<br />Get to know the U.S. educational system<br />Understating the teacher’s expectations<br />Keep trying. <br />
  15. 15. What's the Problem With Quiet Students? Anyone? Anyone? - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education<br />‎"Student silence isn't necessarily a problem. Some students choose silence because it best fits their learning style, culture, or history."<br />
  16. 16. Recommendations<br />Newsletter<br />Orientation <br />Workshop<br />International Student Mentorship Program<br />
  17. 17. Newsletter<br /> Problems<br />“Most colleges send to many emails." <br />"I delete these emails/only read the ones from schools I am excited about." <br />Contents<br />Advising schedules<br />Terms<br />U.S Educational System<br />Classroom Culture<br />Seniors International Students contacts<br />Directory<br />
  18. 18. OrientationWhat key concerns do need to be covered?<br />
  19. 19. Workshop<br />American Classroom Culture <br />Helping International Students Understand American Values<br />Plagiarism <br />Free talk<br />
  20. 20. International Student Mentorship Program<br />“Making friends will help you into the culture more naturally and with less frustration.”<br />
  21. 21. CAS ISPS Must:<br />Assess the needs of the international student population and set priorities among those needs <br />Collaborate effectively with other services areas, student organizations, and academic departments to meet internationals students’ needs<br />
  22. 22. CAS ISPS Must:<br />Determine the educational goals; developmental levels; and social, emotional, and cultural needs of individual international students and specific populations<br />
  23. 23. CAS ISPS Must:<br />Facilitate international students’ participation in campus life<br />Interpret immigration policies to the campus and local communities<br />
  24. 24. CAS ISPS Must:<br />Orient international students to the expectations , policies, and culture of the institution and to the educational system and culture of the host country<br />Provide appropriate referrals for student whose individual needs maybe in conflict with the home culture<br />
  25. 25. Career Development<br />Past-President Jennifer Bloom wrote that sometimes we forget to “walk the talk.” We need to be lifelong learners ourselves.<br />Dr. Alec Couros<br /> Associate Professor <br /> ICT Coordinator<br />University of Regina<br />Ph.D. in Education (Curriculum) Dissertation Topic: Examining the Open Movement: Implications for Education<br />
  26. 26. http://ihec-djc.blogspot.com/<br />
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  28. 28. http://breakdrink.com/<br />
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  30. 30. http://ericstoller.com/blog/<br />
  31. 31. http://techknowtools.wordpress.com/<br />
  32. 32. http://thesabloggers.org/<br />
  33. 33. References<br />Open Doors 2009: International Students in the United States Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://opendoors.iienetwork.org/?p=150649<br />Open Doors 2009: International Students in the United States Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://opendoors.iienetwork.org/?p=150811<br />Elizabeth Redden (2010) Academic Outcomes of Study Abroad Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/07/13/abroad<br />International students American universities now accepting IB exam (2010)Topics: Preparing for Study in the U.S. Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://www.usaeducationguides.com/news/article/american-universities-now-accepting-ib-exam-648<br />
  34. 34. References<br />Elizabeth Redden (2010) Plagiarism epidemic shuts down U.S. program in China Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2010-07-27-IHE-plagiarism-China27_ST_N.htm<br />Elizabeth Redden (2010) Privatized Pathways for Foreign Students Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/08/04/pathways<br />Karin Fischer (2010) Colleges Extend Conditional Admissions to Pull In More International Students Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Extend-Conditional/123783/<br />Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://twtpoll.com/wi4wlz<br />Mary M. Reda (2010) What's the Problem With Quiet Students? Anyone? Anyone? Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://chronicle.com/article/Whats-the-Problem-With-Quiet/124258/<br />
  35. 35. References<br />Alec Couros (2006) Networked Teacher Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/courosa/344832591/in/faves-souvenirsofcanada/<br />Sunanda K. Bhatia & Amber Arashiro (2010)Collegial Conversation on International Student Orientation Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://www.nafsa.org/resourcelibrary/Default.aspx?id=21147<br />NAFSA is one of 37 associations CAS Standards for International Student Programs (2009)Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://www.nafsa.org/resourcelibrary/default.aspx?id=17559<br />Rafael Brusilow(2010)METRO TORONTO Overcoming culture shock can challenge foreign students Retrieved from October 1, 2010 http://www.metronews.ca/toronto/learn/article/624595--overcoming-culture-shock-can-challenge-foreign-students<br />
  36. 36. References<br />Others:<br />http://www.nafsa.org/interactive/core/orders/product.aspx?catid=4&prodid=190<br />http://twitter.com/Ahjim<br />http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=166773526833&ref=ts<br />

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