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Foster, M. Enhancing the experience of international students in UK HE.. (Unpublished)
Invited SEDA workshop.
Gray, A., Penman, C., & Foster, M. (2017, February). Thinking, Doing, Publishing - Pedogical Research on the Go. Paper presented at Innovations in Teaching and Supporting Learning, Edinburgh Napier University
Joint Presentation with Christine Penman and Monika Foster
Available at - http://blogs.napier.ac.uk/teachingfellows/teaching-fellows-conference-2017-2/
Foster, M. (2016, October). Invited Keynote: Exploring the impact of international student mobility on cross-cultural learning adaptation. Presented at International Conference: Empowering 21st Century Learners Through Holistic and Enterprising Learning, TARUC, Malaysia
ENU Development Trust
This project will investigate the motivations to study and work in Edinburgh / UK and the experiences of Spanish-speaking students from South America
Foster, M. (2016, April). Does mobility matter? Outcomes of an empirical study on the impact of mobility on students’ cross cultural competencies. Paper presented at Association of Business Schools’ Learning, Teaching and Student Experience conference, Birmingham, UK
Foster, M. (2015, May). Exploring cultural aspects of student mobility – what do we know about students’ perceptions of their own and host culture of learning. Paper presented at SEDA Spring Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference 2015: Internationalising the Curriculum: What does this mean? How can we achieve it?, Manchester, UK
In an increasingly globalised education, with universities aiming to develop student mobility through exchange and study abroad programmes (Sweeney 2012), this study used the ...
Foster, M., Macdonald, I. & Firth, R. (2014, January). Challenges and benefits of student mobility: what do we know about our students’ perceptions of own and host culture of learning. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier Staff Conference, Edinburgh
No abstract available.
Foster, M. Bridging the gap. Helping Chinese students embrace the
intercultural experience.. Paper presented at The Chinese and South East Asian Learner: the transition to UK Higher Education. (Unpublished)
Foster, M. Student destination choices in international education:
Exploring students' attitudes to study abroad. Paper presented at TARC International Conference on Learning and Teaching 2013: Innovation and Transformation in Learning and Teaching, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)
Foster, M. Providing effective academic, cultural and pastoral support
for international students.. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Foster, M. Harnessing learning style preferences of Asian students to develop engaged learning: what we know so far and how can we apply this to enhance learning and teaching.. Paper presented at The Internationalising of UK Higher Education Learning and Teaching Conference, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Foster, M. From a risk to a comfort zone: developing digital materials to enhance students experience.. Paper presented at 2005 joint BALEAP/SATEFL conference, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Foster, M. A cross-disciplinary and cross-university approach to Enhancing Asian student learning experience in the UK HE.. Paper presented at Global Connections – Local Impacts: Best Practices and Policies for Cross-Border Education, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)
Foster, M. A little inspiration goes a long way. Exploring students' intercultural dilemmas through their diaries.. Paper presented at British Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes (BALEAP) Intercultural Communication Professional Issues Meeting. (Unpublished)
Foster, M. E-mentoring project with Indian students on BA Hospitality
Management.. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Foster, M. Engaging students in enhanced academic transitions.. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University. (Unpublished)
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...