April 4 — workshop, “Today’s Chinese Student: Understanding the U.S. Classroom”

Contact: Kathy Lynn, lynn@champlain.edu; 865-6485 — please R.S.V.P.

Where and when: Morgan Room, Aiken Hall, 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Today’s Chinese Student: Understanding the U.S. Classroom

Chinese students encounter many common problems in the U.S. classroom, ranging from issues of academic integrity to building relationships with faculty and academic advisers. This webinar will provide best practices to help Chinese students address these and other challenges, such as English language difficulties and unfamiliar classroom expectations. Presenters will also discuss how to support faculty in adjusting to the changing demographics of the U.S. classroom.

•  Identify academic differences and adjustment needs of Chinese students on U.S. campuses
•  Distinguish how to help students build relationships with faculty and academic advisers to help them succeed
•  Review best practices to support faculty in integrating international students in their classrooms

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