publication . Thesis . 2016

Language proficiency and the international postgraduate student experience

Weaver, M;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2016
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
In an increasingly competitive environment, with reduced government funding, full fee-paying international students are an important source of revenue for higher education institutions (HEIs). Although many previous studies have focused on the role of English language proficiency on academic success, there is little known about the extent to which levels of English language proficiency affect these non-native English speaking students’ overall course experience. There have been a wealth of studies considering the importance of adaptation to these students' academic success, but few studies on the relationship between adaptation and course satisfaction. Student s...
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