US Classroom Culture: What to Expect as an International Student and Teaching Assistant

Navigating the culture of a new university can be daunting, especially when it’s in a different university system than we are accustomed to: the standards of behavior for both teachers and students are likely different in the US than in your home country.  This blog will address the cultural values that have influenced the US university system and offer tips and strategies for leading classes, building rapport with your students, and interacting with your professors.

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