Resources for Educators who are recruiting and enrolling students from China in the USA.

Engaging Students- low cost but priceless

Simple concept but universal game of Rock, Paper, Scissors can bring an entire campus together. At the 2017 NAFSA Annual conference, the theme of engagement and integration was repeatedly discussed. Sometimes the smallest, simplest ideas are priceless. Imagine if you can announce a tournament during orientation for Rock, Paper, Scissors. Get a student More...

by irenetieh | Published 3 years ago
By irenetieh On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

What to expect during your China visit?

Before you leave for China, there are quite a few things you will have to consider. Hierarchy: They are more formal, we are more casual Gift Exchange- given at each campus Travel arrangements: Do try to find out More...

By irenetieh On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Recap of NAFSA presentation: Managing Your Growing Chinese Student Population

Christine and I had a packed house at NAFSA Hawaii this late October. A few take aways from our presentation: Orientation: Have a pre-departure orientation preferably in Chinese before the students leave for USA More...

By irenetieh On Friday, July 31st, 2015

Chinese Education Culture: students=sponges

In my recent trip to China and interview with a alumni of Full Sail University, I was inspired to write this entry about the stark contrast between Chinese Education and U.S. Education. The alumni said that when More...

By irenetieh On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

“Tools for Managing Chinese Students” Session for NAFSA Regional 2013 in San Diego

Nov 7, 2013 11:00am PST, Summary for “Tools for Effectively Managing Your Growing Chinese Student Population” I had the great pleasure to present with the legendary Jimmie White, Derrick Banks and Amy More...