Using vlogs and veedback to help improve English-language communication For students studying in English-speaking universities, having a firm grasp of English is essential to their success. However, international ESL students can experience diff (More)
How English language use among nurses in Qatar can influence health care quality With a large percentage of expatriate workers from around the world, English has become a lingua franca in Qatar’s health care system. While having a common langu (More)
The potential of an international visiting scholars program to impact teaching and learning A research chat with PhD graduate Lisa Fedoruk Tell us about your research project. I was drawn to this topic based on my experience in higher education (More)
Comparing international student achievement levels from different admissions pathways There is a growing number of international students attending post-secondary institutions in OECD countries, many from nations where English is second or forei (More)
Unintended consequences of internationalization for LGBT scholars In recent years, efforts to promote equity and internationalization at post-secondary institutions have moved in parallel. Programs, policies, and other activities have strengthen (More)
The people who influence second language learners’ writing tasks Current research has recognized the social nature of second language (L2) writing processes. Sociocultural theories contend that writers are not only influenced by their own ment (More)
Integrating policy and science for global sustainability Bringing scientists from across the Americas together, the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) created a professional seminar series to focus on sustainability across N (More)
Providing post-secondary ELLs with high quality feedback Formative assessment provides students with feedback that focuses on growth, rather than a grade. Effective formative feedback can help students demonstrate that learning has taken place, (More)
Helping international students become better self-regulated learners Adapting to a new language learning context can be a difficult task for international students. Students’ expectations of classroom experiences and their approach to learning (More)
Examining the contexts of language education in Canada and beyond While bilingual, multilingual, and immersion education programs are common around the world, their structure and function have been changing in recent years. While Canada has a lo (More)