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ERIC Number: EJ1223215
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1927-6044
The Needs of Students in Saudi Arabia Seeking to Study in Japan: A Poll-Survey Analysis
Kinoshita, Hiroko
International Journal of Higher Education, v8 n4 p145-152 2019
This study attempts to bridge the gap in the research for students in Saudi Arabia going abroad to study. While there is research done in the field of higher education in Western countries, or even students who have reached Japan for future studies, very few study have tried to investigate the issue such a study for Saudi Arabians before they shift to Japan. Thus this research focused on prospective students to understand their intention and their needs for information on studying in Japan though a poll survey. Through examined both descriptive statistics and used a regression model on its survey data, the results revealed that respondents had extremely high expectations about studying in Japan, especially for obtaining degree (bachelor, master and Ph.D.). However, the regression analysis showed that even though their interests for studying in Japan were high, the information they need were only very basic, such as research facilities and admissions and requirements. This indicated that the students in Saudi Arabia had not reached a level of interest in which they required detailed information on studying in Japan. Although an Increasing number of students are choosing to study abroad in Japan in these days, thus indicating the prospects of future developments in this area.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia; Japan
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