Perhaps hearing the student stories in this resource has motivated you to learn more about teaching internationally-educated students. This page provides resources for furthering your own professional development in this area, and resources to share with students who are transitioning to the Canadian university environment.
Professional Development for Faculty and Instructional Staff
- Western Guide for Mentoring Graduate Students: While this resource is focused on graduate students, it contains helpful information for instructors working across cultures at all levels of post-secondary education.
- Finding Common Ground: Enhancing Interaction Between Domestic and International Students: This guide provides strategies for creating a classroom environment and group learning activities that enhance students’ learning from one another.
- Carroll, J., & Ryan, J. (Eds.). (2005). Teaching international students : Improving learning for all. ProQuest Ebook Central https://ebookcentral.proquest.com
Dimitrov, H. (2016). Intercultural teaching competence: a multi-disciplinary model for instructor reflection. Intercultural Education (London, England), 27(5), 437–456. https://doi.org/10.1080/14675986.2016.1240502
- Tips for Planning Culturally Inclusive Online Courses: An Overview: This infographic provides an overview of six key strategies for enhancing the inclusivity of online learning environments.
Resources to Share with Students