Inclusive Education for International Students: Applications of a Constructivist Framework

Natalie Stipanovic, Stephanie Irlene Pergantis


International students are a globally growing population that have numerous risk factors to their successful matriculation. One classroom tool university instructors have to combat these risk factors is utilizing an inclusive pedagoglogical framework. Instructors of international students that wish to apply an inclusive pedagogy to meet the needs of all students are lacking in concrete examples and strategies. This manuscript expands upon the idea of constructivist education as a type of inclusive pedagogy and uses the Constructive Supervision Process (Guiffrida, 2015) to provide a methodology for instructors of internationals students.  The tenents of the model are described in practical detail and a table of examples is provided.


Inclusive Pedagogy, International Students, Constructivist

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