Book Review - International Students in First-Year Writing: A Journey Through Socio-Academic Space

Many in international education are well aware of increased international student mobility trends and internationalization efforts around the world. The United States in particular has been home to over one million international students for the last few years. The push for internationalization has become a buzzword on American campuses. It is within this context that Megan Siczek seeks to put a face to what is often only discussed in numbers. In her dissertation-turned-book, International Students in First-Year Writing: A Journey through Socio-Academic Space (2018), Siczek describes the lived experiences of 10international students enrolled in a first-year writing (FYW) course at an American university.

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Anthony Schmidt
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