To understand and enhance the experiences, engagement, and development of abroad and international students
- How can students maximize growth and engagement through the abroad experience?
- How can universities support international students’ engagement and development?
- How can global competency increase engagement across cultures and backgrounds?
Nelson Brunsting (PI), Qiaona Yu (co-PI), and Jon Smart (co-PI) were awarded an International English Language Testing Service Joint-Funded Research Grant for their project, Investigating Linkages between International Students’ English Language Proficiency, Social-Contextual Outcomes, and Well-Being in U.S. Universities. The AU$70,000 award supports the longitudinal project January, 2021 through June, 2022.
Nelson Brunsting (PI) was awarded a TowerBridge International Research Grant for the project titled, Developing Global Competency to develop and test the efficacy of an extracurricular global competency program to enhance high school students’ global awareness and skills. The US$62,618 award supported the project May 2019 through November, 2020.
Brunsting, N. C., Zachry, C. E., Liu, J., Bryant, R., Fang, X., Wu, S., & Luo, X., (2021). Sources of perceived social support, social-emotional experiences, and psychological well-being of international students. Journal of Experimental Education, 89 95-111. doi: 10.1080/00220973.2019.1639598