Building a Community of Learners In and Outside the Classroom

  • Erin Knoche Laverick The University of Findlay, United States
Keywords: first-year seminars, international students, learning communities

Abstract

Learning Communities (LCs) and First-Year Seminars (FYS) are common support systems for college students. This article explores the use of such systems with undergraduate international students in their first semester of study as a means to help them better acclimate to campus life and rigorous classroom expectations.

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Author Biography

Erin Knoche Laverick, The University of Findlay, United States

ERIN KNOCHE LAVERICK, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Language and Culture at The University of Findlay. Her major research interests lie in the area of academic literacies and academic support for international students. 

Published
2018-04-01
How to Cite
Laverick, E. K. (2018). Building a Community of Learners In and Outside the Classroom. Journal of International Students, 8(2), 1256-1263. https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v8i2.145
Section
Study Abroad Reflections