Preliminary research into the effect of international students on workload

Clokie, Trish and Wallace, Catherine (2008) Preliminary research into the effect of international students on workload. In: New Zealand Communication Association Te Roopu Whakaakoranga Whakapanga o Aotearoa: Testing The Waters: Connecting Through Communication: 20th National Annual Conference: 4-5 December 2009, Hamilton, New Zealand: Programme and Proceedings. New Zealand Communication Association, p. 12.

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This presentation presents preliminary research into the ways that high numbers of international students affect the workload of lecturers and tutors in tertiary institutions. The initial material involved a questionnaire sent to tutors of international students and identified the extra time taken to mark international students' work and other teaching issues that arise in classes where there is a mix of domestic and international students. It can only be described as a pilot study so far and therefore the results can only be indicative. However, once the research tool has been validated, the results will provide extremely valuable information for management in terms of providing resources for teaching international students.

Item Type:Book Section
Additional Information:Conference held 4-5 December, 2008, in Hamilton, New Zealand
Keywords that describe the item:Workload; International students; Tertiary education
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions:Schools > School of Business and Adminstration
ID Code:721
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