Unicollaboration – Cross-Disciplinary Organisation for Telecollaboration and Virtual Exchange in Higher Education

Welcome to UNICollaboration.org, the website of a cross-disciplinary professional organisation for telecollaboration and virtual exchange in Higher Education. UNICollaboration has two main objectives: to promote the development and integration of research and practice in telecollaboration and virtual exchange across all disciplines and...

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The COIL Center – Collaborative Online International Learning

Virtual exchange, also known as Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL), Globally Networked Learning, or Telecollaboration, extends authentic opportunities for intercultural and transnational learning to students within the curriculum of college and university classrooms.  Through co-developed and co-taught modules, Virtual...

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Managing and resourcing a program of social integration initiatives for international university students: what are the benefits?

There has been much concern in the higher education sector recently about the well-being and the safety of slightly more than 200,000 international students studying in higher education in Australia. In recognition of the economic and socio-cultural value of...

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Academic and social integration of international and local students at five business schools, a cross-institutional comparison

An increasing number of students choose to study at a university in a foreign country. A common belief among educators is that international students are insufficiently academically adjusted. Recent research has found a mixed picture on whether international students...

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