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ERIC Number: EJ1046455
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0897-5264
Intercultural Interactions outside the Classroom: Narratives on a US Campus
Lehto, Xinran Y.; Cai, Liping A.; Fu, Xiaoxiao; Chen, Yi
Journal of College Student Development, v55 n8 p837-853 Nov 2014
This study provides a picture of the interactional experiences between domestic and international undergraduate students outside the classroom on a US campus. Based on 9 focus group sessions, 8 distinctive themes emerged as a result. The study revealed some similarities but many differences between domestic and international students, illuminating the lack of and barriers to intercultural learning. The findings highlight the challenges and opportunities currently faced on US campuses, thereby making a timely contribution to efforts at developing students' readiness to be successful in a global and multicultural environment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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