Cilt 3, Sayı 8, Sayfalar 344 - 355 2017-08-31

THE ISLES (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ LEARNING EXPERIENCES): THE HUMAN TOUCH

Noor Saazai Mat Saad [1] , Ahmed Hani Naif [2] , Harison @Hanisa [3]

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The number of international students is increasing in higher institutions in Malaysia as the country is moving towards becoming the hub of education in the Asian Region. In the hype of welcoming and getting them enrolled in the institutions, are the host institutions ready for them?  There are many aspects that can ensure the smoothness of the education journey of the international students here. A study on the elements that assist and hinder the learning experiences of the international students in a public university was embarked on. However, this paper delineates only one part of the study – the human touch. It deliberates on the people who have played a role in assisting and also hindering the international students’ learning experiences. A google form consisting of 5 open-ended questions was emailed to 600 international students who were considered active in 2016 but only 40 students responded. The data were analysed qualitatively where themes on who and how the people in the host institutions were involved in assisting and also hindering the international students in moving towards completing their studies. The data revealed that the international students admitted that they found the people, namely the supervisors in the host institution to be really instrumental in their learning experiences. They named the administrative staff to be leaving quite a bad impact in their journey as international students here.

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Yazar: Noor Saazai Mat Saad
E-posta: noorsaazai@usim.edu.my
Ülke: Malaysia


Yazar: Ahmed Hani Naif
E-posta: farookhani7@gmail.com
Ülke: Malaysia


Yazar: Harison @Hanisa
E-posta: harison@usim.edu.my
Ülke: Malaysia


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { ijaedu336462, journal = {International E-Journal of Advances in Education}, issn = {}, address = {OCERINT International Organization Center of Academic Research}, year = {2017}, volume = {3}, pages = {344 - 355}, doi = {10.18768/ijaedu.336462}, title = {THE ISLES (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ LEARNING EXPERIENCES): THE HUMAN TOUCH}, language = {en}, key = {cite}, author = {Mat Saad, Noor Saazai and @Hanisa, Harison and Naif, Ahmed Hani} }
APA Mat Saad, N , Naif, A , @Hanisa, H . (2017). THE ISLES (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ LEARNING EXPERIENCES): THE HUMAN TOUCH. International E-Journal of Advances in Education, 3 (8), 344-355. DOI: 10.18768/ijaedu.336462
MLA Mat Saad, N , Naif, A , @Hanisa, H . "THE ISLES (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ LEARNING EXPERIENCES): THE HUMAN TOUCH". International E-Journal of Advances in Education 3 (2017): 344-355 <http://ijaedu.ocerintjournals.org/issue/31031/336462>
Chicago Mat Saad, N , Naif, A , @Hanisa, H . "THE ISLES (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ LEARNING EXPERIENCES): THE HUMAN TOUCH". International E-Journal of Advances in Education 3 (2017): 344-355
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