ERIC Number: EJ1045377
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 93
A Cultural Approach to Understanding Professional Experiences of Foreign-Born Faculty in U.S. Educational Leadership Preparation Programs
Khrabrova, Iryna; Sanzo, Karen L.
Journal of School Leadership, v23 n5 p714-750 Sep 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate the professional experiences of foreign-born faculty members serving in U.S. educational leadership preparation programs, utilizing a cultural approach to discern their lived experiences related to professional life. Cultural values were explored as reflected in professional life experiences. The information, gathered through the phenomenological approach, was used to analyze the influence of national background on the professional experiences of foreign-born faculty in educational leadership preparation programs.
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Administrator Education, Leadership Training, Foreign Workers, College Faculty, Phenomenology, Investigations, Professional Development, Cultural Differences, Adjustment (to Environment), Semi Structured Interviews, Content Analysis, Higher Education, Interpersonal Communication, Discourse Modes, Language Role, Leadership, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Research, Professional Identity, Background, Cultural Influences, Cultural Relevance
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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