Foster, M. (2009, January). Enhancing the experience of international students in UK HE
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., & Zhou, V. (2014, January). Multiple perspectives in re-constructing ‘culture of learning’ – international student experience in China and the UK
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.
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
Foster, M. (2012, May). SEDA Workshop - Working with Cultural Diversity in Higher Education
The evolving dialogue about internationalisation in the Higher Education has moved from considering issues surrounding teaching international students to recognising students ...
Foster, M. (2010, January). Management. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
Foster, M. (2010, January). Engaging students in enhanced academic transitions. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University
Foster, M. (2009, October). 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
Foster, M. (2009, January). for international students. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier University Staff Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh
approach to enhancing Asian student experience in UK HE. Paper presented at Institutional Research Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield
Foster, M. (2008, January). 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
This thesis explores participation in adult learning and focuses upon three key areas of interest: reasons for participation, the challenges of par...