International students report isolation and alienation at the university. Here are some resources for reflection and action:
Whether teaching face-to-face or through distance education, remembering to address the unique needs of international students is critical.
International students face unique challenges when taking courses from their home country. CETL has created tips for addressing these needs.
For tips on preventing and addressing challenges faced by non-native English speaking students, please see our page on Teaching Non-Native English Speaking Students or this Faculty Focus on smoothing the transition for international students. Carnegie Mellon developed a wonderful guide on cultural variation to assist faculty in understanding the experience of international students in the educational systems in their own countries.