Interpersonalrelationships between international and Local Students
Marginson,Simon and Sawir, Erlenawati.Ideas for Intercultural Education.Melbourne:SimonMarginson 2013. Print
SimonMarginson a professor at the University of Melbourne School of thegraduates of Education that handles international education inaddition to globalization of studies. His counterpart ErlenawatiSawir has served as an international education research fellow thecentral Queensland University. The authors take a critical look intothe way international education is practiced nowadays. They point outthat despite the rich and profound intercultural educationopportunity that is provided the international education program manydo not take full advantage of it. Additionally, the students in theUnited States together with the international students end up failingthat ought to offer much help to both parties. Moreover, the bookpoints out the various challenges and offer relevant solutions.
Hershey,Katherine. Engagingwith Diversity: Examining the Relationships between UndergraduateStudents` Frequency of Discussions of Socio-cultural Issues and TheirUnderstanding of Diversity and Self-awareness. Michigan:ProQeust, 2007. Print
Thearticles written by the author deliberate critically about the issuesthat arise between the undergraduate students that come from diversecultural grounds. The book points out that the parties stand to gainshould the relationship be mutual between the students. The authornotes that despite students coming from are with rich culturalbackground and they do not share their experiences. An ideal exampleis the local students in the united states that fail to share theirexperiences with fellows from the developing world countries. As aresult a lot of research material is lost in between and potentialinventions inhibitive.AS a result improvement in the culturalrelationship will lead to interpersonal relationship improvement.
Smallman,Shawn C. and Brown, Kimberley.Introduction to International and Global Studies.Univ of North Carolina Press, 2011. Print.
Theauthor provides the readers of the international education with abrief insight into the dynamic development of studies across theworld. The book provides the readers with a clear insight intoteaching in an increasing multicultural and multidisciplinarypopulation across the globe and more so in the united states ofAmerica. The universities in the country have become increasinglycompetitive due to admission of students from both local andinternational populations. To this effect the instructors arerequired to be well versed with up to date information to be able tocater for the multifaceted cultural rich audience. To improve theinterpersonal relationship, the student need to feel catered for inaddition to feeling accepted in the United States of Americaenvironment. This provides a suitable platform for the development ofthe interpersonal relationship.
O`Meara,Patrick, Howard D. Mehlinger, and Roxana M. Newman. ChangingPerspectives on International Education.Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. Print.
Thebook advocates for the change in perspectives for the involvedparties in the international education in the United States. Thestudents are required to appreciate one another and help each other.No student should be discriminated from for example due to languagebarrier. In addition, students in the United States are required touphold highest levels of professionalism when dealing with foreignstudent. Most of the American students have been encourage toundertake foreign languages to help them cope with rising number offoreign students thus improving their inter personal relationship.
Harper,Shaun R. and Quaye, Stephen John. StudentEngagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives andPractical Approaches for Diverse Populations.Routledge, 2009. Print.
Thevolume written by Dr Harper of university of pennyslaviia in theschool of education, African studies and gender studies and Dr Quayelooks at various issues. Among the key issues tackled revolvingaround the interpersonal relationships include how to handledifferent cultural persons and how to tackle the various challengesfacing the to enable them fit easily in to the academic system. TheAmerican students have been taught how to relate with people thatcome from financially challenged homes. Additionally, it provides thestrategies to be used in tackling the disruptive menace of lack oftolerance between people of various communities. As a result, thebook acts as the clear guide line to improve the interrelationshipbetween the various students. Additionally the teacher-studentinterpersonal relationship is improved where the two come fromdifferent regions of the world
Chow,Anna. Race,Racism, and International Students in the United States.Web, Accessed June 27, 2014<http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Academic-Advising-Today/View-Articles/Race–Racism–and-International-Students-in-the-United-States.aspx#sthash.Z7U7b3FB.dpuf>
Thearticle looks into the effects of racism on multicultural level ofeducation .The author points out that racism only act to derail theprogression of education. Additionally, racism only act to destroythe interpersonal relationship between people. It is important tonote that America has zero terrorism to the racism and this has ledto the improvement of the interpersonal relationships from variouspart of the world. The authors point out that racism only derails anddestroys the spirit of togetherness among eople.AS a result theinterpersonal relationship are destroyed and that act as aninhabitant to full engagement of parties.
Wubbels,Th. InterpersonalRelationships in Education: An Overview of Contemporary Research.Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2012. Internet resource.
Thebook brings out the recent research into the interpersonalrelationship between teacher and students in the United States. Localteacher are painted to be of accommodative nature to the studentsfrom the foreign countries given that they know it contributes toimproved academic productivity. The interpersonal relationshipbetween teachers and international students has grown over the yearssuch that the teachers are invited by the students to their countriesto motivate their young ones in school.
Chall,Leo P. SociologicalAbstracts.San Diego, etc: Sociological Abstracts, 1953. Print.
Thebook delves into the societal issue of interpersonal relationship.The author point out it is upon the authorities of a given state thatmust ensure that the right environmental conditions are set for theinterpersonal relationships to thrive. The state is requiringencouraging tolerance among individuals that come from diverseculture to ensure that they have mutual respect for one another. Anideal example of the American education system where students fromdiverse cultures is used it points out that for education programs tobe carried out successfully it is upon the concerned parties toensure that interpersonal relationships are maintained.
Kirkwood-Tucker,Toni F. Visionsin Global Education: The Globalization of Curriculum and Pedagogy inTeacher Education and Schools: Perspectives from Canada, Russia, andthe United States.New York: Peter Lang, 2009. Print
Thebook’s author states clearly that the education system has evolvedin the United States as far as local and international students areconcerned due to development of interpersonal relationship. Theauthor further point out instances when foreign student would bemistreated and the goals of education could not be achieved .To solvethis various scholars were involved in writing cutting edge articlesthat advocated for mutual respect and development of personal interrelationship. Additionally it was highlighted that the students thathave developed interpersonal would easily tackle academic projectsand get exemplary results through exchange of ideas.
Wells,Gordon, and Guy Claxton. Learningfor Life in the 21st Century: Sociocultural Perspectives on theFuture of Education.Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 2002. Internet resource.
Thepublication look into how the knowledge by one individual based inthe United States could help cause transformative change in theworld. The knowledge can only be shared if the individuals haveinterpersonal relationship. As a result, the author encouragesdevelopment of interpersonal relationship that would allow sharing ofidea among the local and international students that would cause atransformative change in the society. No development in education canbe achieved if people act in animosity as the author states. Moreover the minority students require their voices to be heard and thiscan only happen if they have good relations with their peers.
Gonzalez,Virginia. SecondLanguage Learning: Cultural Adaptation Processes in InternationalGraduate Students in U.S. Universities.Lanham, Md. [u.a.: Univ. Press of America, 2004. Print.
Thepublication points out that the international students in the UnitedStates of America are encouraged to study a second language to ensurethat they easily make interpersonal relationships with theircolleagues in the classrooms. This aids in socialization that is oneof the key pillars in the development of a fully self actualizedperson. The individuals should be able to engage various people toensure that they make meaningful engagements. The engagement may leadto development of ideas that may help navigate various situations inlife both in the academic circles as well as outside.