Bridging the gap : developing an innovative online resource for international graduate students
Woodman, Karen & Gasson, Susan (2010) Bridging the gap : developing an innovative online resource for international graduate students. In Gómez Chova, L., Martí Belenguer, D., & Candel Torres , I (Eds.) INTED2010 Proceedings CD, International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), Valencia, Spain.
This paper describes the development of an innovative online website for international graduate students studying at universities in Australia. In 2008, the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia identified as a key goal the development of its profile as a research intensive university. One of the performance indicators in realising this goal was to increase the proportion of international graduate students from 20% to 50% over a five-year period. To support these students, the University Research Students Centre (RSC) decided to develop an innovative interactive website called the ‘Doorway to Research’ to help prepare students for their arrival in Australia, by providing access to information and support between the period of their acceptance to their graduate programs and their arrival into the country.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||NESB students, social networking, international graduate students, Innovative student support, HERN, online resources|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Administration Management and Leadership (130304)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Administrative Services
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 please contact the authors|
|Deposited On:||23 Mar 2010 22:39|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2015 06:04|
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