IO1 contains the description of good practices in international education. This output aims to determine the elements required for developing the outline for Academic Hospitality Model. IO1 contains the good practices in international levels and decompose them according to cultural diversities. These good practices will be the added value of developing academic hospitality solutions in higher education institutions. IO1 is a comprehensive international theoretical and conceptual research, providing background for further academic researches for academicians and a source for national decision maker bodies in international education.
International Education Survey is an important activity of AcHopInt by providing data for Academic Hospitality Model and identify the requirements and problematic areas in international education for all stakeholders. IO2 includes a theoretical background and analysis; in an international manner. IO2 divided into two parts: Theoretical paper and survey report.A shorter version of this study has been published in International Journal of Innovative Studies in Sociology and Humanities.
These large-scale training modules includes significant issues in international higher education that is useful for academic and non-academic staff. The modules are innovative in this regard, they will include training materials for academic and non-academic staff, not for international students. They have been designed with a structure that can be internationally used and benefited.
Training Module Presentations
While the number of international students in Europe increases, the complexity of education, socialization and cultural diversity problems among international students require innovative solutions.The present output behaves as an innovative tool with its Academic Hospitality Model for this problem solving.
Academic Hospitality Model consists of five phases, from university hospitality for leadership and monitoring and control, based on a rationale that academic hospitality is not a result, but a process. This document includes the model itself identified by the stages, the flow charts for each stage, inputs and good practices for each stage, check lists for each stage.
We hope this output to contribute EU higher education institutions for developing their academic hospitality strategies for international students.
The aim of the guidelines for academic and non-academic staff is to provide an innovative and practical tool to academic and non-academic staff while supporting international students and dealing with cultural diversity and highlight the significant issues that will be helpful while solving problems of international students.
This guideline consists two main part. In the first part, academic challenges faced by international students and academicians during education were emphasized and advises were given to academic staff to use to create an effective education environment. In the second part of this guideline the interaction between non-academic staff and international students were focused and some advises were given to academic staff for using to solve problems.
This platform has a high dissemination effect of the results of AcHopInt. Different groups of stakeholders will benefit from these services. Acahos Online Platform has a strong transferability potential. By including further modules, it can be redesigned for the usage of a high number of institutions.
Multiculturalism, Higher Education and Academic Hospitality E-book is one of the outputs which covers different aspects of international education and aims to contribute academic literature concerning international education.
We hope this output would contribute to all stakeholders of AcHopInt.