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Facilitating Person-Centered Communication with international students: Case study focusing on the students? voice

Abstract

Increasing globalization requires us to be in contact with and understand people from diverse origins and cultures. In order to meet this challenge, a blended learning course on ?Person-Centered Communication? has been designed to improve interpersonal communication within and across nations and to prepare academics for an international workplace. The course aims at providing experiential learning through person- and group-centered student-teacher interaction and heavily relies on the inclusion of both students and online media to enrich the active learning process. This contribution provides a case study of the course. It describes the course along with its objectives and emphasizes the significant, experiential learning of students from three continents, as perceived and expressed by the students in their own words.

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Editors
  • Sandor Klein
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Citation
Category
Paper in Conference Proceedings or in Workshop Proceedings (Full Paper in Proceedings)
Event Title
WCCI 17th World Conference on Education
Divisions
Computer Science Didactics and Learning Research Center
Subjects
Informatik in Beziehung zu Mensch und Gesellschaft
Event Location
Budapest, Huingary
Event Type
Conference
Event Dates
July 10 – 15, 2016
Series Name
Educating for Democratic Governance and Global Citizenship.
ISSN/ISBN
978 0 692 69768 9
Page Range
pp. 1-523
Date
July 2016
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