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Zhang, Dianyu – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this quantitative study was to assess the status of institutional stakeholders' perceptions and application of shared governance on an American higher education campus and a counterpart in China and determine if there were differences among the groups of stakeholders both within and between the institutions. A 2-inventory…
Descriptors: Governance, Comparative Education, Stakeholders, Administrator Attitudes
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Xie, Dengfeng; Xie, Zhangming – Journal of College Student Development, 2019
When learners perceive they cannot master what they are trying to learn, they should seek assistance from others who can help them; however, an increasing number of undergraduates are unable to seek help effectively (Kun, Jyh, & Chin, 2013). Self-efficacy has a significant influence on whether individuals are able to deal with a difficult…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Undergraduate Students, Self Efficacy, Help Seeking
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Wenqin, Shen; Yao, Gao; Bin, Zhang; Jin, Jiang – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2018
PhD graduates play an important role in the national innovation system. However, only a few studies have explored Chinese PhD graduates' employment and development prospects because of limited data. To fill in this gap, this study conducted a survey of doctoral recipients in 13 Chinese universities. The authors drew on the national survey data and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Career Choice, Preferences
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Cao, Chun; Zhu, Chang; Meng, Qian – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This research aims to understand the factors influencing international academic mobility within the Chinese higher education context. The inventory of University Students' Perceptions of Influencing Factors for International Academic Mobility was developed and tested to enquire about Chinese university students' perceptions of factors influencing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Performance Factors, Student Mobility
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Yan, Shunqin – International Journal of Higher Education, 2016
Aim: This thesis discusses the relationship between college students' boredom tendency and attribution style as well as achievement motivation. Method: The author uses scale assessment on college students of boredom tendency scale, the inner-control scale, internality-powerful others scale and chance scale draw up by Leveson, as well as…
Descriptors: Correlation, College Students, Scores, Psychological Patterns
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Jinying, Wang; Pelagie, Pene Zongabiro Nina – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Students' perceptions towards entrepreneurship have been a focus for many researches in the field of Entrepreneurship: Given the role that entrepreneurship play in the economic development of a country, researchers acknowledge that students are the key population for entrepreneurial activities. Researchers want to predict and understand students'…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Intention, Performance Factors, Vocational Interests
Elsevier, 2006
The "problem of the 21st century" is rapidly expanding diversity alongside stubbornly persistent status and power inequities by race, ethnicity, gender, class, language, citizenship and region. Extensive technological, economic, political and social changes, along with immigration, combine to produce a global community of great diversity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Higher Education, Student Diversity
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Nelson, Larry J.; Duan, Xin xing; Padilla-Walker, Laura M.; Luster, Stephanie S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Past work in China has revealed that approximately 60% of young people in China consider themselves to be adults. However, no work, prior to this study, has been done examining either the views of Chinese parents regarding their children's adult status or the criteria that Chinese parents use in determining whether or not their children have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Young Adults, Parents
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Liu, Ping; Qi, Chunxia – International Education, 2006
Educators and scholars from both China and the U.S. not only have done an evaluation of the status of their own teaching practices, but also have studied features associated with those of their counterparts. Both parties have been engaged in educational reforms for the purpose of improving the quality of education provided to children although…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Change
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Subramaniam, Ganakumaran – International Education Studies, 2008
Researchers have theorized that cultural emphasis on education plays a major role in explaining Asian students' achievement. While Asian parents often view education as the main vehicle for upward social mobility, the social and cultural make-up of Asian societies and the context within which education is conducted in Asia often clash with the…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Asian Culture, Social Influences, Barriers
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2005
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This May 27, 2005 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Fullbright of the Mind" (Phelps, Christopher); (2) "The Matchmaker:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, College Faculty, Higher Education