Living and Studying Abroad: Research and Practice

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Michael Byram, Anwei Feng
Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 2006 - Education - 276 pages
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'Living and Studying Abroad' looks at students who travel to other countries for study. It includes students travelling within Europe, from Europe and America to East Asia and China and vice versa. The articles report the results of research and also give detailed accounts of the research methods used.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Japanese Students in Britain
11
Recording the Journey Diaries of Irish Students in Japan
38
The One Less Travelled By The Experience of Chinese Students in a UK University
64
Reciprocal Adjustment by Host and Sojourning Groups Mainland Chinese Students in Hong Kong
91
Study Abroad and Experiences of Cultural Distance and Proximity French Erasmus Students
108
Ethnographic Pedagogy and Evaluation in ShortTerm Study Abroad
134
Student Perspectives in ShortTerm Study Programmes Abroad A Grounded Theory Study
157
The Assistant Experience in Retrospect and its Educational and Professional Significance in Teachers Biographies
186
British Students in France 10 Years On
210
Assessing Intercultural Competence in Study Abroad Students
232
References
257
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Michael Byram is Professor of Education at Durham University where he has taught trainee teachers, and researched language teaching and the experience of living abroad on language students in Higher Education. He is also Adviser to the Council of Europe Language Policy Division. Anwei Feng lectures and supervises education doctoral students at Durham University. His research interests include intercultural studies, language education and the experience of students from Asia in the UK.

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