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Author Chang, Shanton

Title Digital Experiences of International Students Challenging Assumptions and Rethinking Engagement
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2020


Description 1 online resource (230 p.)
Series Internationalization in Higher Education Ser
Internationalization in Higher Education Ser
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- About the editors -- About the authors -- Foreword to the series, Internationalization in Higher Education -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Section 1: The international student experience -- Chapter 1: The digital information ecology of international students: Understanding the complexity of communication -- Introduction -- Information and international students -- Provision of information to international students
Components of the digital information ecology of international students -- Detailing the digital ecologies of international students -- Motivations driving information needs: what is driving international students to seek out information? -- State of information needs: do international students always recognize their information needs? -- Information topics of interest to international students: what topics are international students seeking? -- Information channels and formats that international students use: what channels and formats do international students prefer?
International students' information behaviours: how do international students seek out, encounter, or use information? -- Information sources (online): where and who do international students get their information from? -- Temporal aspects of the digital environment: when do international students need information? -- When preparing for particular contexts -- Just in time -- Incident response timeliness -- Recurring temporal rhythm -- Implications and conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Digital environments and the aspirations of international students -- Introduction
Aspirations for a better life and a better self -- Digital media and aspirations in educational contexts -- Digital media as a tool for familial education strategies -- Digital media as a tool for developing global networks and experiences -- Digital media and aspirations in migration contexts -- Digital media and sports as an aspirational migration narrative -- Digital media and the envisioning of a different life -- Digital media and aspirations in maturation contexts -- Digital communities as a hindrance to self-maturation -- Digital media as a tool to build capabilities for independent living
Discussion and conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Social media and social adjustment: An international student perspective -- Introduction -- Social support and adjustment for international students -- Social media for social support and adjustment -- Effects of social psychology on social media use and social adjustment -- Empirical study on international students in the United States -- Study design -- Key findings -- Future research -- Conclusion and implications -- References
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Chapter 4: Information behaviours of returned international students: Case study of Saudi Arabian female students
Form Electronic book
Author Gomes, Catherine
ISBN 9781000210163