Identifying learning needs for International students are very important during Induction week. This enables appointed tutors to identify the limitations and the opportunity for curriculum plan to make necessary amendments at the early stage. Thus, this action research project aim to discuss the importance of identifying learning needs of international Students to design and plan the curriculum at the early stages of their study during induction and early term.
Why International Students?
Teaching at many private colleges for the past 5 years as a management tutor, it was identified that international students took half of the year to settle down within their studies due to following reasons,
Changes in their physical environment.
Language barrier (speaking and creative writing)
Changes in Learning methods and Practices (Functional Learning)