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ERIC Number: EJ1018108
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 17
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ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
Self-Segregation or Global Mixing?: Social Interactions and the International Student Experience
Rose-Redwood, CindyAnn R.; Rose-Redwood, Reuben S.
Journal of College Student Development, v54 n4 p413-429 Jul-Aug 2013
This qualitative study examines the social interaction patterns among international students at a large research university in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Based on semistructured interviews with 60 international graduate students, the researchers provide a conceptual framework that identifies 4 primary types of social interactions that shape international student experiences at US higher education institutions: self-segregation, exclusive global mixing, inclusive global mixing, and host interaction. The results indicate that conceptions of cultural identity as well as alternative forms of social capital play a crucial role in the formation of international social networks within a university setting.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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