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ERIC Number: EJ1069849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1066-8926
Reverse Transfer: Experiences of International Chinese Students in Intensive English Programs
Zhang, Yi
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v39 n11 p1079-1083 2015
An increasing number of international Chinese undergraduate students enrolled in United States.colleges and universities in the past few years. Many began their journey in an intensive English program of a four-year university due to lack of English proficiency. Instead of continuing their study at the same institution, a considerable number of students transferred to community colleges for the language study. The purpose of this study was to explore the rational of these students reversely transferring from a four-year university to a community college and their learning experiences in both institutions. The findings of the study revealed both advantages and disadvantages of studying at each type of institution and provided recommendations to community colleges for better practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Two Year Colleges; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China