Engaging International Students in Higher Education

with D. Eric Archer, Rachal Etshim

About This Course

This live briefing examines current best practices for engaging international students in postsecondary education. Our discussions will focus on several key topics related to international student inclusion including: characteristic patterns of behavior of international students; the ways in which international students in higher education socialize with domestic students, co-nationals, and other international students; and strategies fostering integration of international students on college campuses. The recommendations provided in this live briefing are intended to help support university faculty, staff and students enhance the academic and social integration of international students studying in the U.S. 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • examine a number of challenges related to international student engagement;
  • understand and implement research highlighting the various ways in which international students interact with domestic students on college campuses; and
  • identify a number of best practices in supporting the needs of international students on their campuses. 

Accessing the Presentation

Once you complete your registration, you will be able to access the course by clicking on the "Login" button at the top of this page (or any page on olc.naspa.org).

  • You will be asked to login with your NASPA user name and password. Once you have done so, you will hit continue and be redirected to your dashboard in the Online Learning Community.

  • You will find the session listed under "Enrolled."

  • This session is recorded. By clicking into, "Contents," you will find the session recording, resources, and PowerPoint slides. You may view the materials as many times as you'd like, at whatever pace you would like.

  • If you have any difficulty accessing the materials, please contact Jace Kirschner (jkirschner@naspa.org).

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