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Transcultural Interaction and Linguistic Diversity in Higher Education

The Student Experience

Editors: Fabricius, A., Preisler, Bent (Eds.)

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This book presents research that seeks to understand students' experiences of transnational mobility and transcultural interaction in the context of educational settings confronted with linguistic diversity.

About the authors

Birna Arnbjörnsdóttir, University of Iceland Kevin S. Carroll, University of Puerto Rico Aintzane Doiz, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Spain Anne H. Fabricius, Roskilde University, Denmark Claudia Herbas-Donoso, University of Puerto Rico Anne Holmen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Hafdis Ingvarsdóttir, University of Iceland Enric Llurda, Universitat de Lleida, Catalonia, Spain Catherine M. Mazak, University of Puerto Rico Hermine Penz, University of Graz, Austria Stuart Perrin, Xi'an Jiao-Tong-Liverpool University, China Bent Preisler, Roskilde University, Denmark Frauke Priegnitz, University of Hamburg, Germany Rosita L. Rivera, University of Puerto Rico Damian J. Rivers, Future University Hakodate, Japan Kimberly Santiago, Ohio State University, USA Alina Schartner, Newcastle University, UK Peter Sercombe, Newcastle University, UK Juan Manuel Sierra, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Spain Gordon Slethaug, University of Waterloo, Canada Joan Turner, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK Jane Vinther, Independent Scholar Tony Young, Newcastle University, UK

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Fabricius, Anne H. (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

  • Culture Shock or Love at First Sight? Exploring the ‘Honeymoon’ Stage of the International Student Sojourn

    Schartner, Alina (et al.)

    Pages 12-33

  • Student Adjustment: Diversity and Uniformity of Experience

    Sercombe, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 34-55

  • English Is Not Enough — Local and Global Languages in International Student Mobility: A Case Study of the Austrian University Context

    Penz, Hermine

    Pages 56-91

  • Students’ Representations of Multilingualism and Internationalization at Two Bilingual Universities in Spain

    Llurda, Enric (et al.)

    Pages 92-115

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transcultural Interaction and Linguistic Diversity in Higher Education
Book Subtitle
The Student Experience
Editors
  • A. Fabricius
  • Bent Preisler
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39747-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137397478
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39746-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 331
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations
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