Book Chapter

Navigating Online Down Under: International Students’ Digital Journeys in Australia

F Martin, Shanton Chang, Catherine Gomes

Transnational Migrations in the Asia-Pacific: Transformative Experiences in the Age of Digital Media | Rowman & Littlefield | Published : 2018

Abstract

Research focusing on the experiences of international students tends to centre directly on their educational experiences rather than their everyday lives outside study. Moreover, much of this research has concentrated almost exclusively on the various impacts of the physical, geographic mobility of international students as they move from one country to another, with very little exploration of their digital experiences. There also exists extensive research on the social media and information seeking experiences of young people in different regions of the world. Some of this research provides a comparison between different sources of information and uses of social media. However, there has be..

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