What is effective teaching: What is effective teaching from the perception of international students at a top Chinese university?

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Wed, 6 Jun 2018
9:15am to 10:45am
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Oakwood B
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China has become one of the biggest hosts for international students in the world. However, the dominant reason for attracting them is not the teaching reputation of Chinese universities. This study attempts to highlight what good teaching and poor teaching that international students have experienced at a top Chinese university through interview. The findings show that international students expect inter-cultural interactions, teachers' caring, good preparation for teaching and effective feedback etc. It is necessary for Chinese university teachers to improve their global awareness, intercultural/multicultural teaching competence in order to better meet the learning needs of international students.

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